Wind River Linux

Technology Profiles

Wind River® offers a portfolio of specialized run-time features and software tools, customized to address key technology areas and industry-specific needs.

CARRIER GRADE

Carrier Grade Profile for Wind River Linux delivers all the technologies essential to building a powerful, flexible, responsive, stable, and secure embedded platform for running the most demanding networks.

BENEFITS

  • Meets the registration requirements of the Linux Foundation's Carrier Grade Linux 5.0 specifications
  • Built on the latest Yocto Project Compatible Platform
  • Build to protect infrastructures and eliminate network downtime
  • Ideal for large corporate infrastructures, data centers, military communications, and high-performance devices for the Internet of Things (IoT)

FEATURES

  • Support for 99.9999% availability
  • Serviceability
  • Performance
  • Clustering
  • Security
  • CGL Test Suite
  • Virtual routing and forwarding (VRF)

OPEN VIRTUALIZATION

Wind River Open Virtualization is the first open source virtualization product that can support hardware consolidation with extremely low latency and high throughput running on standard hardware.

BENEFITS

  • Real-time, open source Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) technology
  • Reduces typical processing overhead from software virtualization layers
  • Based on Software-Defined Networking (SDN) principles and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
  • Security based on Checkpoint Restore In Userspace (CRIU) and container virtualization using LXC and Docker "Lite" tools

FEATURES

  • Low latency, high throughput
  • Virtual node management
  • Type 2 hypervisor with KVM
  • Optimized for Open vSwitch
  • Runs on off-the-shelf servers
  • Docker support for building applications
  • Host trusted boot
  • CRIU functionality

SECURITY

Leveraging our embedded market expertise and open source experience, Security Profile for Wind River Linux offers a set of vital security capabilities and a suite of tools for the most demanding applications and markets.

BENEFITS

  • Secure kernel
  • Intrusion detection and prevention tools
  • On-device protection for end users
  • Detailed system monitoring and forensics

HARDENED KERNEL

  • Includes PaX
  • Enhanced Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR)
  • Memory sanitizing
  • Path-based security policy with zero run-time memory allocation
  • Run-time and stack protection
  • System recovery tools

CERTIFICATION SUPPORT FOR EVALUATION ASSURANCE LEVELS

  • Access control mechanisms
  • Run-time and stack protection
  • System recovery tools
  • Management tools

SECURE USER SPACE

  • More insights and system controls
  • Secure core and platform options, built to take full advantage of run-time buffer overflow protection
  • Tools for locking down, monitoring, and auditing systems
  • System recovery tools
  • Support for stacked Linux Security Module
  • Root of trust

YOUR SECURITY PARTNER

Our dedicated team of security experts ensure rapid response to new risks.

  • Dedicated security response team
  • Real-time notifications
  • Continuous risk monitoring
  • Timely patches

AUTOMOTIVE

Wind River Helix Cockpit is a Linux-based, GENIVI®-aligned run-time platform specifically tuned for the in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) and digital cluster market.

Based on Wind River Linux, the platform takes full advantage of the open source community and adds Wind River IP as well as third-party software components to deliver a wide infotainment feature and tool portfolio. Building IVI products using this Wind River commercial-grade platform reduces overall development costs, minimizes project risks, and shortens project timelines.

FEATURES

  • GENIVI-aligned and AGL-spec compatible, validated Linux platform stack
  • Connectivity framework including UI, cloud, and in-vehicle link
  • Connectivity components such as iAP®, Apple CarPlay™, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth
  • Application framework providing RESTful APIs for HTML5 or Android and Qt UI-based HMIs
  • Enabling advanced driver assistance systems
  • Over-the-air update capabilities

BENEFITS

  • Speed development of unique, high quality in-vehicle infotainment and telematics products.
  • Ensure compliance.
  • Free resources from repetitive development tasks.
  • Focus on unique product functionality.
  • Reduce project risk.

SUPPORTED ARCHITECTURE

  • Intel
  • ARM
  • Others on request