Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Nov 2004 10:19 UTC
QNX I think that everyone reading OSNews will have heard at least something about QNX. You can regard this article as an introduction, but also as a review, and as a "Is-QNX-Ready-For-The-Desktop? article". To start off, I put together a short explanation of the merits of using a microkernel. Let me start off by saying that QNX Software Systems (QSS) does not aim towards the desktop with their Neutrino RTOS.
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A lesson to you folks
by Rayiner Hashem on Thu 18th Nov 2004 20:32 UTC

QNX should be a lesson to you folks who claim that the client/server architecture causes X to be slow. Photon is even more client/server than X. The Photon core is a server, the font manager is a server, even the graphics driver is a server. All communicate via IPC. Yet, the GUI is quite responsive.