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Using All Processor Cores While Being Confident about Timing

Watch SEI principal investigator Dr. Bjorn Andersson discuss research on solutions to avoid the common practice of disabling all processor cores except one in order to be confident about timing.

Software Engineering Institute



Today, almost all computers use multicore processors. Unfortunately, satisfying hard real-time requirements of software executing on such computers is challenging because the timing depends on how resources in the memory system are shared, and this information is typically not publicly available. This project addresses this problem.