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Everybody looking for multicore certification at the HIS Conference

On October 17th 2017 my colleague and I were representing SYSGO at the High Integrity Software Conference in Bristol, a big thank you to all that came to see us at our booth. The show was busy with mostly software professionals, all were interested in multicore certification and all were surprised that SYSGO has PikeOS …

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[WHITEPAPER] Safety certification for unsafe COTS platforms

Today I would like to make you aware of our brand-new white paper “Safety certification for unsafe COTS platforms” that was published in our latest newsletter. The paper describes the aspects that need to be considered, when using complex (COTS) hardware in a safety system for railway applications. Click HERE to download the whitepaper for …

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Safety certification presented at safe.tech

Hello Rail-Engineers, I attended the safe.tech conference in Munich this week. The focus of the conference is on railway, automotive and industrial automation. For me as an engineer working with the EN 50128 (Software) and EN 50129 (Hardware) standards, it is interesting to see, that a certified safety related electronic system is not the center …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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I have a dream – The future of hypervisor technology

I have a dream – The future of hypervisor technology No, I do not intend to initiate a revolution on the future of embedded systems. But, who knows… All well-known embedded system solution providers see the necessity to offer hypervisor technology in parallel to their standard RTOS offering. The reasons for this is obvious and …

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