Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 30th Jan 2007 23:28 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y "A well-illustrated technical paper comparing RTLinux, RTAI, and VRTXsa has been published by two Italian computer science students. Emanuele Mattei and Andrea Ludiciani conclude that the RTOSes offer comparable predictability, while RTLinux is the least variable and RTAI the most efficient."
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Compelling reasons for choosing Linux
by ntl_ on Wed 31st Jan 2007 03:12 UTC
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1) Lots of peripherals are supported by Linux
2) Once the hardware platform is running Linux, you have a platform that lots of developers know how to write code for.

Raw performance isn't as important as time to market and developer resources. It's that simple.

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