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QNX: Unix- Like, Real- Time Operating System, Embedded System, Microkernel, Monolithic Kernel
by:Surhone, Lambert M.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! QNX (pronounced /?kju? ??n ??ks/ or /?kju?n?ks/) is a commercial Unix-like real-time operating system, aimed primarily at the embedded systems market. On September 12, 2007, the source of the QNX kernel was released for non-commercial use.As a microkernel-based OS, QNX is based on the idea of running most of the...
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! QNX (pronounced /?kju? ??n ??ks/ or /?kju?n?ks/) is a commercial Unix-like real-time operating system, aimed primarily at the embedded systems market. On September 12, 2007, the source of the QNX kernel was released for non-commercial use.As a microkernel-based OS, QNX is based on the idea of running most of the OS in the form of a number of small tasks, known as servers. This differs from the more traditional monolithic kernel, in which the operating system is a single very large program composed of a huge number of "parts" with special abilities. In the case of QNX, the use of a microkernel allows users (developers) to turn off any functionality they do not require without having to change the OS itself; instead, those servers are simply not run.
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