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POSIX

(Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX) An IEEE 1003.1 standard that defines the language interface between application programs and the Unix operating system. Adherence to the standard ensures compatibility when Unix programs are moved from one Unix platform to another. POSIX is primarily composed of features from Unix System V and BSD Unix. See Single UNIX Specification and UNIX 03.
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Molnar, "The Native POSIX Thread Library for Linux," URL http//people.redhat.com/drepper/nptl-design.pdf, 2007.
FraCC relies on POSIX shared memory mechanisms when messages are sent between components residing in the same node, and plain sockets otherwise.
BotSense provides an IP-based proxy server written in C to the POSIX standard for cross-platform compatibility.
* Open, flexible application platform with support for WebKit/HTML-5, Adobe Flash Player 10.1, Adobe Mobile AIR, Adobe Reader, POSIX, OpenGL, Java
IEEE POSIX 1003.0/D15 A system that implements sufficient open as modified by specifications for interfaces, services, and Tri-Service OSA supporting formats to enable properly Working Group, engineered components to be utilized Nov.
The proper implementation of threading libraries for Windows, POSIX, OpenMP and Intel Threading Building Blocks is also explained.
Figuring out the moral and technical order of open systems went haywire around 1986-88, when there were no fewer than four competing international standards, represented by huge consortia of computer manufacturers (many of whom belonged to multiple consortia): POSIX, the X/Open consortium, the Open Software Foundation, and UNIX International.
Acronyms API Application Programming Interface | DAPL Direct Access Programming Library | HPC High Performance Computing | IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers | ISV Independent Software Vendor | LSB Linux Standards Base | MPI Message Passing Interface | NORMA No Remote Memory Access | OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer | OFED OpenFabics Enterprise Distribution | OS Operating System | POSIX Portable Operating System Interface | QA Quality Assurance | SDSC San Diego Supercomputer Center
Access to multithreading is via either Java threads or portable operating system interface (POSIX) pthreads.
The SCA spec addresses waveform software written for general-purpose software environments that can support a significant subset of the Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX) standard and a middleware technology called the Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA).
Para la gestion de software, PCLinuxOS utiliza el sistema de paquetes .rpm (RPM Packet Manager), el estandar promovido por The Free Standards Group, basado en las especificaciones POSIX (ISO/IEC 9945) y Single UNIX Specification (11).