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Domain Partitioning Technology for Embedded Multicore Processors
November/December 2009 (vol. 29 no. 6)
pp. 7-17
Tohru Nojiri, Hitachi
Yuki Kondo, Hitachi
Naohiko Irie, Hitachi
Masayuki Ito, Renesas Technology
Hajime Sasaki, Renesas Technology
Hideo Maejima, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Today's embedded systems require both real-time control functions and IT functions. Integrating multiple operating systems on a multicore processor is one way to meet these requirements. However, in this approach, one operating system's failure can bring down the other operating systems. To address this issue, the authors propose a multidomain embedded system architecture with a physical partitioning controller.

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Index Terms:
embedded system, embedded processor, multicore processor, system on chip, partitioning, virtualization, multi-OS system, multidomain system
Citation:
Tohru Nojiri, Yuki Kondo, Naohiko Irie, Masayuki Ito, Hajime Sasaki, Hideo Maejima, "Domain Partitioning Technology for Embedded Multicore Processors," IEEE Micro, vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 7-17, Nov.-Dec. 2009, doi:10.1109/MM.2009.96
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