Multi-core

Why Static analysis doesn't work for Multicore WCET estimation

Learn why static analysis techniques aren't applicable for timing analysis on multicore systems and why a hybrid timing analysis is better.
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Highlights from HIS 2018

Rapita Systems was delighted to attend the High Integrity Software (HIS) Conference in Bristol last week. Now in its fifth year, HIS aims to share challenges, best practice and experience between software engineering practitioners.
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Highlights from Ada-Europe 2018

Join us in recounting some highlights from Ada-Europe 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.
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Summer fun: computer games for programmers

As it's the time of summer vacations, I thought it would be interesting to look at something a little more light-hearted than usual – a computer game designed to replicate the experience of low-level, bare metal programming on a hypothetical multicore system. TIS-100 (www.zachtronics.com/tis-100) is a game that features a simulator of an imaginary, loosely-coupled, multicore system, together with a range of interesting programming problems.
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Multi-core pitfalls: unintended code synchronization

Despite (or possibly because) multi-core systems development use the same programming languages, and largely similar design methods as single-core systems, migrating applications from single-core to multi-core systems can present some unexpected challenges.
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