CMU Computer Club Spring Talk Series

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm


5415 Wean Hall


with NICK BURLETT - Designing Safety and Security into Life-Critical Systems, Green Hills Software /with%20NICK%20BURLETT%20-%20Designing%20Safety%20and%20Security%20into%20Life-C...

What do you get when you combine a car with a computer? A computer that can cause life-threatening problems! Modern vehicles are massively complex computing platforms, with nearly one hundred processors and over a million lines of code. The complexity is only growing, especially as car manufacturers rush to add "app stores" to their dashboards and allow the owner to download potentially buggy software from the internet!

How do you design a system to protect the people inside (and outside) from harm while still allowing user-downloaded content? It starts with designing a Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) that can guarantee separation of important safety-critical code from code that cannot be verified or trusted.

In this tech talk, we'll discuss dealing with the complexity of mixed-criticality systems through strict separation of execution time, memory-space, and resources. 

DEVOPS! Hippest of buzzwords, earner of thousands! Learn to harness the immense power of devops for yourself, by coming to the Spring 2018 Computer Club Workshop/Talk Series. We will tell you the tricks that will allow you to transcend the annoyances of administration and offenses of operations, and return to the elegant, pure simplicity of raw code!

The series schedule is available as an iCalendar file which is compatible with all calendaring software.

Generously sponsored by Green Hills Software.

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