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Red Hat Speeds Up Real-Time Linux

Dec 07, 2009, 23:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to smk for this link. ]

"The Linux vendor's new MRG 1.2 (short for Messaging, Real-Time, Grid) release includes new tools and improved technology designed to better enhance the OS's value for customers who rely on real-time performance.

"A real-time operating system differs from other OSes in that its overall latency is lower, and system actions occur at deterministic intervals. Providing deterministic real-time performance is all about enabling actions to occur within the same amount of time, every time -- a feature that is critical for Red Hat's (NYSE: RHT) U.S military, financial services and telco customers.

"With MRG 1.2, Red Hat is publishing new performance benchmarks. For Infiniband (define) users, the MRG 1.2 system has throughput of greater than 1.5 million reliable messages per second per system."

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