Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://dx.doi.org/10.18419/opus-2485
Authors: Herrscher, Daniel
Rothermel, Kurt
Title: A dynamic network scenario emulation tool
Issue Date: 2002
metadata.ubs.publikation.typ: Arbeitspapier
Series/Report no.: Technischer Bericht / Universität Stuttgart, Fakultät Informatik, Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik;2002,2
URI: http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:93-opus-11620
http://elib.uni-stuttgart.de/handle/11682/2502
http://dx.doi.org/10.18419/opus-2485
Abstract: Comparative performance measurements of distributed applications and network protocols require the availability of appropriate network environments. Network emulation approaches offer a flexible way to mimic the properties of a variety of networks. Existing emulation tools work either with centralized real-time simulation components, limiting the scenario size and maximum traffic, or focus on the emulation of some network properties at a single point. We propose a tool for the realistic emulation of network links, and show how several emulated links can be combined to reproduce a comprehensive network model. In addition to that, the model can include changing network properties, e.g. emerging from mobile communication partners. This facilitates the distributed emulation of a comprehensive, dynamic network scenario to support repeatable performance measurements.
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