QNX Neutrino RTOS Overview

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Since 1980, manufacturers have relied on QNX® RTOS technology to power their mission-critical applications — everything from medical instruments and Internet routers to telematics devices, 9-1-1 call centers, process control applications, and air traffic control systems. Small or large, simple or distributed, these systems share an unmatched reputation for operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, nonstop. Time-tested and field-proven, the QNX Neutrino RTOS sets the industry standard for reliability, fault tolerance, and scalability.

What makes QNX Neutrino realtime operating system (RTOS) so remarkable? It's a true microkernel operating system. Under QNX Neutrino, every driver, application, protocol stack, and file system runs outside the kernel, in the safety of memory-protected user space. Fault resilience is built right in. As a result, virtually any component can fail — and be automatically restarted — without affecting other components or the kernel. No other commercial RTOS provides such protection.

Technology overview

The QNX Neutrino RTOS provides a comprehensive, integrated set of technologies to help quickly deliver robust, reliable embedded systems.

See also: source, Multi-core, Security, Instant Device Activation, secure kernel, Realtime, Microkernel, High Availability, Networking, File Systems

Alternative terms: core rtos realtime microkernel source secure kernel embedded smp multicore api adaptive stack hybrid posix neutrino partitioning