Red Hat has apparently also understood the necessity of real-time in financial trading – FSMLabs main current focus. Unfortunately for them, they are using inappropriate technology as shown by the over 1.2 million lines of code that they boast has gone into soft-real-time Linux. The dual kernel virtualization approach we invented and pioneered has the advantage of a correct design. There are definitely places where the “keep hacking on it until it’s ok” method of building software is good, but real-time operating systems and real-time networking is not one of those places. The fundamental problem we identified in the “mixed use real-time/non-real-time” operating system 12 years ago cannot be hacked through.