ToMaTo - A Network Experimentation Tool

  • Dennis Schwerdel
  • David Hock
  • Daniel Günther
  • Bernd Reuther
  • Paul Müller
  • Phuoc Tran-Gia
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 90)

Abstract

Networks are an important field of research in information technology and experimental facilities are key instruments to enable practical research in this area. In the context of the German-Lab project, the topology management tool “ToMaTo” has been developed to be used as experimental facility software. This paper describes the features and the design of ToMaTo and evaluates it by identifying common experiment types and matching their requirements to the properties of ToMaTo.

Keywords

Virtual Machine Experimental Facility Virtual Network Graphical Editor Internet Connector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis Schwerdel
    • 1
  • David Hock
    • 2
  • Daniel Günther
    • 1
  • Bernd Reuther
    • 1
  • Paul Müller
    • 1
  • Phuoc Tran-Gia
    • 2
  1. 1.Integrated Communication Systems LabUniversity of KaiserslauternGermany
  2. 2.University of WürzburgGermany

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