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Differences between real-time and time-shared systems

Real-time systems are different from time shared systems in the three fundamental areas (Table 1.1). These include:

• High degree of schedulability: timing requirements of the system must be satisfied at high degrees of resource usage, and predictably fast response to urgent events;

• Worst case latency: ensuring the system still operates under worst case response time to events;

• Stab...

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3 fundamentals of real-time systems