Proceedings 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Object-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing (ISORC'99) (Cat. No.99-61702) (1999)
May 2, 1999 to May 5, 1999
Emmanuelle Anceaume , CNRS/IRISA
Gilbert Cabillic , INRIA/IRISA
Pascal Chevochot , INRIA/IRISA
Isabelle Puaut , INSA/IRISA
Typically, most distributed, dependable, real-time systems designed in the past can only meet the particular requirements of the application domain to which they were targeted. This approach led to specific, non-flexible, dedicated and non-reusable solutions, often based on specialized hardware.This paper presents an alternative approach where a flexible run-time support for distributed dependable hard real-time applications is built on top of off-the-shelf hardware. This support has been designed by considering three fundamental and complementary aspects: real-time, to support applications that exhibit strict timing constraints; fault-tolerance, to provide a high degree of reliability through the transparent provision of fault tolerant mechanisms; and flexibility, to allow the modifications of components of the run-time support without having to rewrite it entirely, and to support a large range of application domains, real-time kernels and hardware.
I. Puaut, E. Anceaume, G. Cabillic and P. Chevochot, "A Flexible Run-time Support for Distributed Dependable Hard Real-time Applications," Proceedings 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Object-Oriented Real-Time Distributed Computing (ISORC'99) (Cat. No.99-61702)(ISORC), Saint-Malo, France, 1999, pp. 310.