Is ARMv8 usable for certifiable systems?

ARMv8-R, architecture innovation for embedded systems You may have seen this latest announcement from ARM. The ARMv8-R SoC opens up new business opportunity mainly for MPU based systems in automotive and industrial environment. SYSGO already supports ARMv8-A since May 2016 as one of the first OS vendors. With its PikeOS Real Time Operating System and…

How to manage your Aerospace & Defence certification projects in time and budget?

On August 11 we executed a webinar about “How to manage your Aerospace & Defence certification projects in time and budget”. The number of participants confirmed the deep interest in the topics we addressed: PikeOS overview Multi-core certification PikeOS certification kit Certification with SYSGO After the webinar my colleague José Almeida (Technical Sales Director at…

Zertifizierung von Multi-Core-Systemen

  Die Elektroniknet.de bringt aktuell einen Artikel von den Kollegen Mehmet Oezer und Rudolf Fuchsen, der sich mit der Frage befasst, ob eine Plattform auf Mehrkernbasis (Multi-Core) dasselbe Maß an Determinismus erreichen kann wie eine Einkernplattform (Single-Core), da dies ein wichtiger Aspekt für eine Sicherheitszertifizierung darstellt. Umfassend werden die potenziellen Hardware- und Software-Interferenzkanäle einer Plattform…

How to use an efficient and safe Real-Time Scheduling

Hi Embedded World, William Stallings book „Operating Systems“ is a good reference to learn about scheduling. In chapter 9.2 he summarizes, that the following aspects play a role when writing a scheduler for an operating System: Turnaround Time: Time between the submission of a process and its completion Response Time / Determinism: Time from the…

New version of our hypervisor PikeOS available

We just launched a new version of our hypervisor PikeOS. It enables the development and deployment of critical and non-critical applications on a single hardware platform. The new version PikeOS 4.1 forms an integrated platform for the development of new or the migration of existing and legacy  applications. It provides proven technology suitable for Aerospace,…