Real time computing is where a computer can act guaranteed within a specified time frame.

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How do I synchronise two folders in real-time in Windows 7?

I want to synchronise two folders in real time under Windows 7. Basically, I want to monitor a folder and synchronise each change (new files, changed files, deleted files) to another drive. It has to ...
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How to output microphone directly to speakers?

I want my microphone to directly output to my laptop's speakers. I'm able to do something along these lines by recording then playing, but I want to do it live. Any suggestions how to do this?
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What does “Windows is not a real-time operating system” mean?

I came across an application called LatencyMon, that apparently does latency monitoring. I have always understood that the more of a load you put on the processor, the less responsive, or more ...
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Are CPU clock ticks strictly periodic?

Is the frequency of a CPU a mean value of about how many clock ticks there are in a second or does it have a more strong, physical stability? In my opinion, it must be not stable nor unstable. So ...
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LAN version of OnLive/Gaikai

I'm patiently following news about OnLive and Gaikai type solutions, especially their (slooooow) way to Europe/Germany. I currently own a pretty beefy PC for almost games-only. But as many people my ...
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Realtime transcoding to H264+AAC in Matroska container

Scenario I have a movie library which I'm looking to make streamable to my Android tablet using VLC for playback. I want to use H264+AAC for best possible visual quality over a mobile internet ...
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Real-time offline folder-to-folder backup application needed (Windows)

I recently started using Intel Matrix Storage RAID solution that allowed me to use my 5 1TB drives for two RAID volumes. First one a 1TB RAID 0 striped across all 5 drives and second one a RAID 5 ...
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Real-time graphing application for SQL data [closed]

I am looking for a free data graphing application that can pull data from MySQL and display it on a trend graph without any programming. It should use a GUI to select the data to be plotted, start ...