Operating System Mechanisms for Many-Core Systems

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8750-12-C-0151
Agency Tracking Number: O11B-T04-1009
Amount: $99,974.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD11-T04
Solicitation Number: 2011.B
Small Business Information
1050 W NASA Blvd, Suite 154, Melbourne, FL, -
DUNS: 038379579
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Bruce McQueary
 Vice President
 (321) 591-7371
Business Contact
 Lynn Lehman
Title: CEO
Phone: (321) 591-7371
Email: contracts@securboration.com
Research Institution
 North Carolina State University
 John Chaffee
 2701 Sullivan Drive
Suite 240 (Campus Box 7514)
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7514
 (919) 515-7721
 Nonprofit college or university
To maximize multicore architectures Securboration is teaming with multicore expert Dr. Frank Muller from the North Carolina State University to develop the Pico-kernel Adaptive and Scalable Operating-system, or PICASO, which has the potential for transformative advances in science and technology. PICASO puts forth novel techniques in multicore operating system design by 1) enabling predictable execution on multicores; 2) guaranteeing scalability in the number of cores of systems by design; 3) utilizing a core activation policy for scheduling; and 4) developing programming and operating systems abstractions suitable for processors with massive numbers of cores. The expected contributions are both fundamental and applied, including techniques, methodologies, system components and tools.

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