August 8th, 2017 by
Real-time software was particularly designed by professionals of manufacturing to abide by the American Society of Production and Inventory Control functional requirements for quality manufacturing and control systems. If your company wants to improve its capabilities and operations, real-time software can help you increase throughput, improve customer service, balance inventories and reduce costs. It has feature segments which can be turned on and off to meet specific customer requirements.
- Operating systems
Operating systems hide the difficult computations performed by hardware, which the software does on the back end. Users have a computer screen that communicates between hardware and applications.
- Real-time Operating Systems
The real-time operating system is software that uses the most resource- and time-effective means to exact results. There is no early or late execution on the real-time operating system and it is executed on time as suggested. There are two main types of real-time operating systems: Soft, which is less strict on time and accuracy, and hard, which shows the exact execution period and delivers the output at the required time.
Advantages of Real-time Software
- Maximum Consumption
Maximum system consumption is achieved from real-time software because it produces more output by using all resources while keeping all devices active. There is no or little downtime in such systems. It can be used by hosted servers to get maximum results from hosting companies.
- Task Shifting
Very little time is required to shift tasks in the system. For example, the older systems take around 10 microseconds to shift from one task to the other but the latest real-time operating systems take only 3 microseconds to accomplish it.
- Application Focus
Real-time operating systems focus on applications that are running and typically give little importance to applications in waiting. That means fewer tasks or applications are managed, so the system can give more exact results on present execution work.
- Embedded system Usage
Due to the small size of programs, real-time software can be used in embedded systems for transport and others.
Real-time software is error-free, meaning it has no chance of having errors when performing tasks.
- 24 /7 performance
Real-time software is best used for applications that run constantly, for 24 hours, 7 days a week, due to fewer task shifting which gives maximum output.