OS-9 Real-Time Operating System

Microware LP

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Microware LP announced that the OS-9 real-time operating system has been ported and is running on the Raspberry Pi board. OS-9 is an embedded real-time operating system with a Linux API and modular architecture ñ all components are implemented as separate code modules with CRCs that provides the ability to dynamically download and upgrade kernel components without requiring down-time. The CRC also provides added security against software threats. OS-9 also provides a variety of connectivity, device, and graphics I/O along with a Java virtual machine.
OS-9 Real-Time Operating System
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FEATURES

  • High-performance, high-availability real-time operating system platform
  • Full-featured operating system framework, including the OS kernel, kernel services, and industry-standard APIs, middleware, and a complete IDE-based development framework
  • OS-9 and user applications can run completely out of ROM/Flash, leaving RAM dedicated for operating systems or other program use
  • OS-9 applications are written as self-contained modules and are not linked in as a single monolithic code base with the kernel
  • OS-9??s advanced modular architecture offers an enhanced level of security
  • Coupled with RTS technology to support an unlimited number of processors/hyper-threads
  • The Microware Hawk development suite includes a highly optimizing C/C++ compiler, a fully customizable development environment, the award-winning CodeWright programmer’s editor, graphical debugging tools, and middleware libraries and solutions

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