FARnodes 1.0

FARnodes is a protocol simulation and execution environment.

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LICENSE TYPE:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
USER RATING:
2.7/5 19
DEVELOPED BY:
Josef Spillner
HOMEPAGE:
web.inf.tu-dresden.de
CATEGORY:
ROOT \ Science
FARnodes is a protocol simulation and execution environment. FARnodes project comes with a command-line frontend, a protocol code distribution manager, and a statistical analyser based on PyKDE.

Example algorithms like Consensus and several other small tools and a big chunk of documentation make this a suitable entry-level software for people who have some interest in this (somewhat academic) area.

Here are some key features of "FARnodes":

· High portability and easy extensibility of the framework due to a pure Python implementation.
· Protocols can assume either fully synchronous or asynchronous systems, or one of FAR (Finite Average Response times) or PS (Partial Synchrony).
· Channels can exhibit unreliable or stubborn behaviour.
· Failure detectors include EA-FD and PS-FD, both eventually perfect, but others can be added.
· Simulations can expect a virtual timer and can be saved and reloaded in many cases.
· Tools for remote execution and graphical data analysis.

Requirements:

· Python 2.3+ is required for all operations
· Pygame (SDL for Python) is required for the graphical simulation frontend
· SSH and SSH utilities are required for distributed execution
· PyKDE is needed for the graphical analyser tool

Last updated on January 13th, 2006

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