Choosing the right Linux for embedded projects

Choosing a Linux for embedded systems

When it comes to choosing an embedded Linux distribution for an embedded system, requirements like scalability or the real-time behaviour are in mind of the responsible project manager. But there are also not-so-obvious points that have to be considered. Imagine this: A manufacturer of industrial weighing systems is about to build a new series of…

SYSGO PikeOS 5 – I have Five

PikeOS 5.0 simplifies Development and Certification of Safety and Security-critical Systems

At the embedded world 2020 we presented the latest version 5.0 of our real-time operating system PikeOS. New key features include expanded certification against all current safety and security standards, improved tools to accelerate development and improve user friendliness, and optimized support for multi-core systems. In addition, the number of partitions supported by the integrated…

embedded World 2020 Review

REVIEW: embedded world 2020

Following the motto “I have Five” we have presented the latest version 5.0 of our real-time operating system PikeOS. PikeOS 5 is addressing the Highest levels in Safety & Security Deterministic real-time performance Efficient use of multi-core architectures Faster time-to-market User-centric DIE Joint solutions (demonstrators) at the SYSGO boothFor the embedded world trade show three demonstrator…

Meet your SW partner for safe & secure systems @ embedded world

  No matter whether you’re talking about avionics, railways, cars or industry in general – the embedded world is characterised by security and autonomy. SYSGO will show you how you can master high security requirements with PikeOS. Under the motto “Your software partner for safe & secure systems“, you’ll find forward-looking ideas and field-tested concepts…

Will we have security in Industry 4.0 applications?

Industry 4.0 is an extremely interesting topic that once achieved will enable flexible production and re-configurable plants. During the Security Symposium 2016 all keynotes and presentations have an agreement that the current industrial automation pyramid will transform into mesh-network (see Figure 1). This network will enable to reconfigure the installed plant services into new and…

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…