VxWorks: Pushing the Limits on System Flexibility
By Felix Baum
As you may already be aware, Wind River just released the latest version of our flagship real time OS offering, VxWorks. We worked hard to make sure that our customers can rely on it as a foundation to propel their solutions to market faster and enable them to differentiate their products from the competition by truly capitalizing on the flexibility of the leading edge silicon offerings from our partners.
Often when moving from single to multi-core processors, an SMP based solution seems like a logical next step. In SMP OS configuration, one instance of an operating system with one scheduler controls all of the cores and determines which task gets to run and on which core.