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    Developers have a variety of ways to partition their system for modularity and security
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    Making the Software-Defined Vehicle a Reality

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    Next-generation vehicles will be defined by software, not hardware, with cloud software concepts like containers delivering an agile approach to swapping out and updating software...
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    What’s the Difference in Security Between Virtual Machines and Containers?

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    Virtual machines and containers are widely used in embedded systems to consolidate workloads and enable DevSecOps, but which type of virtualization is more secure and is there...
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    What’s the Difference Between Unikernels and Operating Systems?

    Sept. 13, 2022
    From an architecture standpoint, unikernels fit between virtual machines and containers in terms of virtualization technology.
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    Containers and VMs - A Practical Comparison

    July 27, 2021
    A quick overview of the differences between virtual machines and containers.
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    Symmetric Multiprocessing or Virtualization: Maximizing the Value and Power of a PC-Based Machine Control Architecture

    May 28, 2021
    Dive into how symmetric multiprocessing (SMP), and asymmetric multiprocessing (ASMP), often referred to as virtualization, or hypervisor technology, can improve your machine controller...

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    Sept. 7, 2017
    Enterprise computing has delivered virtual machines, containers and now serverless programming. Find out where it fits for embedded developers.
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    As the embedded world looks to security solutions to protect connected critical computing functions from external threats, two software platforms have emerged that, at first glance...
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