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These blogs concern the design of embedded systems that must meet deadlines, or else!

How to Prioritize RTOS Tasks (and Why It Matters)

Presented by Barr Group Principal Engineer Salomon Singer, this webinar examines best practices for assigning fixed priorities to a set of real-time operating systems (RTOS) tasks and interrupt service routines (ISRs). Viewers will learn how and why to use optimal methods to allow a critical set of tasks and interrupt service routines to meet all of their deadlines – even during transient overload periods. Lessons learned can be applied to the development of any priority-based preemptive RTOS, including real-time Linux.

Introduction to Rate Monotonic Scheduling

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If you've got a lot of real-time tasks and tight deadlines, what's the best way to prioritize them? A technique called RMA guides the way.

How to Allocate Dynamic Memory Safely

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Whether you're using only static memory, a simple stack, or dynamic allocation on a heap, you have to proceed cautiously. Embedded programmers can't afford to ignore the risks inherent in memory utilization.

How to Have Polymorphism Without a Heap

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Rethinking basic programming techniques can avoid many of the problems that heap-based memory management poses for embedded real-time system designs.

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