In 1997, Bill Lamie, author of the ThreadX RTOS, wrote an article entitled “Multitasking Mysteries Revealed.” In that article, Bill examined some of the benefits of multitasking, and the use of a real-time operating system (RTOS) for embedded real-time systems. Although written over 17 years ago, that article still accurately reflects the issues currently surrounding multitasking, and I think it would be beneficial to revisit this topic today...
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