Organization: Wind River Systems

Wind River® Pulsar™ Linux is a small, high-performance, secure, and manageable Open Source Linux distribution designed to simplify and speed your embedded and Internet of Things (IoT) development projects. Based on 35 years of Wind River industry-leading experience and the latest Yocto Project Compatible releases, Pulsar ensures your team is working with the highest-quality commercial open source embedded operating system on the market.

With Pulsar Linux, users get:

  • A binary image certified for the Avnet hardware platform through extended testing and validation processes
  • A pre-packaged binary image for quick prototyping
  • Access to security updates and other critical Linux updates
  • Extensibility through the use of package download feeds; packages can be installed directly on the device
  • An application development toolkit to connect to a cloud repository for rapid application development
  • Built-in container support for application middleware abstraction by running multiple isolated systems (containers) on a single control host
Yocto Project Compatibility Information
Yocto Project Compatible: Yes
Compatible with Yocto version/s: 2.0