Supporting Multiprocessors in the Real-Time Specification for Java Version 1.1

Andy J. Wellings*, Peter Dibble, David Holmes

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Version 1.1 of the Real-Time Specification for Java (RTSJ) has significantly enhanced its support for multiprocessor platforms. This chapter discusses the rationale for the approach adopted and presents details of the impact on the specification. In particular, it considers the new dispatching and processor affinity models, issues of cost enforcement and the affinity of external events.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDistributed, Embedded and Real-time Java Systems
Editors M. Teresa Higuera-Toledano, Andy J. Wellings
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9781441981585, 1441981578, 9781441981578
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2012

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