databases

Real-time database management systems for critical applications

In the most general sense, database management enables users to define, create, maintain and control access to the database. If we translate this into the sphere of critical systems, like avionics and aircraft navigation systems, driver assistance systems, critical medical…

Airbus | ISS

The International Space Station (ISS) is one of the most ambitious scientific and technical projects ever undertaken in human spaceflight. Airbus is leading the European contribution to this project and is part of ESA’s industrial operator team for the operation…

Hard Real-time database systems: why they make the difference

It is often said that a database system operates real-time, when the operating system is qualified hard real-time. Although this statement might appear sufficient for high performance computing applications, when operating on a s small scale embedded system with limited…