Linux in Embedded Market Operating systems

Read the following articles:

Now any embedded system can be high-reliability. Retrieved from

7 embedded Linux stories to watch in 2013 at

The Time Machine: Linux Scales, Retrieved from: (

In a 3- to 5-page paper, discuss the following questions and task:

What is the future impact of Linux as a viable server in terms of productivity? How does the Linux kernel affect its ability to compete in the server market? Discuss the technical features of the kernel in terms of file systems, network file systems, device handlers, threading library, schedulers, and native IPSec support.

Then provide evidence you have worked your way through the first section of the Red Hat Linux 9: Red Hat Linux Reference Guide entitled System Reference — make sure you understand these concepts with the Linux operating system you have installed (Fedora may slightly differ depending on which kernel it is utilizing).

Assignment Expectations

Use information from the modular background readings as well as the given resources. Also, you could use any good quality resource you can find. Please cite all sources and provide a reference list at the end of your paper.

PAPER LENGTH: 3-5 pages and double-spaced.

The following items will be assessed in particular:

  1. Your ability to consolidate ideas from reading materials and your understanding of the materials.
  2. A well written report with strong arguments.
  3. Evidence that you have tested your Linux OS for the above mentioned requirements.

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