Multitasking—Essential to Any RTOS (.PDF Download)

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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