Embedded Systems AllOther Interview Questions
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Whose blogs or podcasts do you follow? Do you blog or podcast?

48

How do you identify hardware errors?

49

How can you optimize the i/o performance?

46




What trade offs do you have for resource contention?

55

How can you stop your dba from making off with a list of your users’ passwords?

59

Can you name any code testing tools?

57

Left to your own devices, what would you create?

49

How can you reduce memory requirements in embedded systems?

45




Discuss the differences between mocks and stubs/fakes and where you might use them (answers aren't that important here, just the discussion that would ensue).

47

What is the last programming book you read?

54

What's so great about ?

47

How does the addition of service orientation change systems? When is it appropriate to use?

48

What are some alternate ways to store data other than a relational database? Why would you do that, and what are the trade-offs?

38

Describe to me some bad code you've read or inherited lately.

40

What's the difference between unit test and integration test?

42


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What is the difference between a web server, web farm and web garden? How would your web application need to change for each?

55


Explain what is meant by a sandbox, why you would use one, and identify examples of sandboxes in the wild.

48


If you buy some rtos, what are the features you look for in?

50


Tell me why is it better to use multi-threading polling then single threading model?

55


Describe the structure and contents of a design document, or a set of design documents, for a multi-tiered web application.

50






What are the uses of the keyword volatile?

49


Tell me what is the need for having multibyte data input and output buffers in case of device ports?

38


Accessing fixed memory locations

67


What is the purpose of a watchdog timer?

60


What is null pointer and what is its use?

40


What is meant by a sandbox.

41


What are the functional requirements that are used in the embedded systems?

58


Tell me what is rtos?

49


How many types of ipc mechanism you know?

48


List out some of the commonly found errors in Embedded Systems?

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