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Real-Time Systems

NPTEL and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur via Swayam


The rapid growth of applications deploying real-time technologies has been matched by the evolutionary growth of the underlying technologies supporting the development of real-time systems. In this course, some of the core technologies used in developing real-time systems will be discussed. Mainly, the software issues related to real-time systems will be discussed, keeping the hardware discussions to bare minimum. The software issues that will be addressed are quite expansive, including the operating system and program development issues, the networking and database issues, etc. Also, some of the popular commercial real-time operating systems and their important features will be discussed in this course.INTENDED AUDIENCE : CSE, ITPREREQUISITES : Operating SystemsINDUSTRY SUPPORT : All software development industries, such as MicroSoft, IBM, Infosys, TCS etc.


Week-1: Introduction to Real-Time Systems
Week-2: Real-Time Task Scheduling Week-3: Real-Time Task Scheduling (contd.)
Week-4: Real-Time Task Scheduling(contd.) Week-5: Handling Resource Sharing and Dependencies among Real-Time Tasks Week-6: Handling Resource Sharing and Dependencies among Real-Time Tasks (contd.)
Week-7: Scheduling Real-Time Tasks in Multiprocessor and Distributed Systems
Week-8: Commercial Real-Time Operating Systems Week-9: Commercial Real-Time Operating Systems(contd.)
Week-10: Real-Time Communication
Week-11: Real-Time Communication(contd.)
Week-12: Real-Time Databases

Taught by

Prof. Rajib Mall, Prof. Durga Prasad Mohapatra

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