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Time partitioning drives faster software integration for telematics and infotainment: Part 3 - Redistributing the processor load
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5/21/2008   Post a comment
Allocating a set portion of CPU time to each software subsystem prevents any one monopolizing CPU cycles needed by the others, for a stable runtime environment that development teams can build and verify individually.
Microsoft on CEE: Despite concerns, the best has yet to come
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5/20/2008   Post a comment
Microsoft’s Vahe Torossian, VP for Central and Eastern Europe, believes CEE is on a steady growth track despite a shortage of skilled labor and the domination of outsourced work over startup activity.
Time partitioning drives faster software integration for telematics and infotainment: Part 2 - Simulation code development
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5/19/2008   Post a comment
Allocating a set portion of CPU time to each software subsystem prevents any one monopolizing CPU cycles needed by the others, for a stable runtime environment that development teams can build and verify individually.
Time partitioning drives faster software integration for telematics and infotainment: Part 1 - Time problem, constraints, and a simulation model
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5/16/2008   Post a comment
Allocating a set portion of CPU time to each software subsystem prevents any one monopolizing CPU cycles needed by the others, for a stable runtime environment that development teams can build and verify individually.
3U VPX SBC optimized for space-constrained embedded applications
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5/13/2008   Post a comment
GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms announced the VPXcel3 SBC320, the first 3U VPX single board computer (SBC) to feature Core2 Duo processing technology combined with a server class memory controller.
Tools automate support for multicore CPUs
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5/12/2008   Post a comment
The MathWorks has built new parallel processing techniques into its flagship MatLab environment, and startup Exludus Technologies, Inc. is preparing an enhanced release of its scheduling middleware for X86 servers, the latest examples of companies tackling the challenge in automating the shift to parallel software for multicore processors.
Choosing a microcontroller and other design decisions - Part 2
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5/7/2008   Post a comment
This three-part article is abstracted from the book "Embedded Hardware Know It All", which provides a "360 degree" view from best-selling authors.


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