Course Description

Wind River® Helix TM Virtualization Platform offers an embedded virtualization platform. In this hands-on course first learn how to work with the Helix Virtualization Platform as well as develop. In the work module topics include how to plan systems consisting of multiple virtual machines running on a single hardware target, how to configure and build all parts of the system, including the hypervisor kernel, virtual machines, guest operating systems, and virtual networks, with Helix Platform, and how to use Helix Platform tools such as VIRTIO, VNIC, shared memory, and direct interrupts to configure Helix Platform applications. In the develop module topics include how to develop, test, and debug safety-critical applications with the Helix Platform real-time operating system (RTOS). Use core tools such as debuggers and Wind River System Viewer efficiently.

Course Outline

Working with the Helix Virtualization Platform

Helix Virtualization Platform

Planning, Configuring and Building HVP

Developing with the Helix Virtualization Platform

Enabling Guests

Developing with Helix Virtualization Platform


Prior experience with Virtual Machines and Linux recommended but not required.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Helix Virtualization Platform
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5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dec 12, 2023 to Dec 14, 2023
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Rate non-credit $995.00
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