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Reliance Nitro Improves Support for Linux, VxWorks with 4.2 Release

BOTHELL, Wash. – December 21, 2016 – In January, Datalight will release Reliance Nitro 4.2, the latest version of its fault-tolerant embedded file system for a variety of operating systems.
This new release includes support for a range of Linux kernels, from 2.6.31 through kernel 4.9. Datalight is committed to supporting Long-term Support (LTS) kernel versions and validates each product release with these kernel versions.

In addition, this new release features an update to the VxWorks file system port to include VxWorks 7, with 64-bit support. This release of Reliance Nitro is fully available through the Wind River Marketplace.

“Datalight is dedicated to ensuring its products support 64-bit processors and memory interfaces that deliver increased performance and capacity for embedded designs,” said Thom Denholm, Datalight’s Technical Product Manager. “With support for Wind River’s VxWorks 7 64-bit devices, engineers can avoid the 32-bit bottleneck while using software designed for performance and reliability.”

Reliance Nitro was designed from the ground up for high-performance applications. Dynamic Transaction Point™ technology provides 100 percent immunity from file corruption, even after unexpected system interruption. Reliance Nitro goes through extensive reliability testing, including more than 2 million random power cycle tests without a failure. Embedded applications can benefit from faster boot times after power loss, regardless of disk size. Datalight flash file system products are available on VxWorks, Windows Embedded Compact, Linux and many other RTOS operating systems.


About Datalight

Datalight, Inc. headquartered just north of Seattle, Wash., develops technologies to enable risk-free mobile data. Datalight file system and device driver software ensures reliability, performance and flexibility, and is used worldwide on many of today’s most well-known devices.

For more information about Datalight Reliance Nitro 4.2, please contact us.