OPERATING SYSTEMS

VxWorks

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Overview

VxWorks is a proprietary real-time operating system designed by Wind River.

The VxWorks (a real-time operating system, or RTOS) logo.

The VxWorks (a real-time operating system, or RTOS) logo.

POSIX Compliance

VxWorks is POSIX compliant for user-mode applications.

Architecture Support

VxWorks supports 32-bit and 64-bit architectures, including architectures from Intel, ARM and PowerPC.

Industry Usage

VxWorks is used frequently in the aerospace and space sector. For example, NASA used VxWorks to run on the Mars Rover.

VxWorks Simulator

The Wind River Workbench comes with a simulator that is able to run VxWorks code.


Authors

Geoffrey Hunter

Dude making stuff.

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