Archive For September, 2007

4 articles

TM 2.0.1: Can a Terminal be too fast?

By Martin Oberhuber The Eclipse DSDP Target Management project just released its 2.0.1 service release with Europa SR1. This release includes more than 150 bug fixes for seamless editing of remote files over SSH, FTP or other protocols, which many users have learned to like particularly for editing remote web servers. What's new is that non-ASCII Encodings for file and…

Final Plug for Embedded/Mobile Symposium

By Doug Gaff Eclipse Summit Europe is now less than 2 weeks away, but there's still time to register and participate! In our "System Engineering for Device Software" symposium, we will discuss what's missing in Eclipse for the embedded and mobile developer. We hope to come away with a better understanding of how you are using Eclipse and what you'd…

Prize: Lunar X

By Mike Deliman You've heard about it, haven't you?  The Google Lunar X prize? The X-Prize foundation seeks to encourage radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity.In case you don't know or don't remember the Ansari X prize, it was a contest for a private (non-government) entity too engineer and launch a re-usable space entry vehicle twice within a short…

ARINC 653 Partition Jitter & Scalability

By Paul Parkinson Last week, I was looking at a customer's avionics software architecture to determine whether it might be possible to migrate this to an ARINC 653-based Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) environment. This raised some interesting questions in terms of performance and scalability. If you consider the implementation of an avionics system using an ARINC 653 software architecture, the…