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2012 ACM/IEEE/SCS 26th Workshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (2011)
Nice, France
June 14, 2011 to June 17, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-4577-1363-7
pp: 1-9
ABSTRACT
The Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) is a community-driven research and development effort to build a collaborative and exploratory network experimentation platform -- a "virtual laboratory'' for the design, implementation and evaluation of future networks. The PrimoGENI project enables real-time network simulation by extending an existing network simulator to become part of the GENI federation to support large-scale experiments involving physical, simulated and emulated network entities. In this paper, we describe a novel design of PrimoGENI, which aims at supporting realistic, scalable, and flexible network experiments with real-time simulation and emulation capabilities. We present a flexible emulation infrastructure that allows both remote client machines and local cluster nodes running virtual machines to seamlessly interoperate with the simulated network running within a designated "slice'' of resources. We show the results of our preliminary validation and performance studies to demonstrate the capabilities and limitations of our approach.
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Nathanael Van Vorst, Miguel Erazo, Jason Liu, "PrimoGENI: Integrating Real-Time Network Simulation and Emulation in GENI", 2012 ACM/IEEE/SCS 26th Workshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation, vol. 00, no. , pp. 1-9, 2011, doi:10.1109/PADS.2011.5936747
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