Traces and tools for simulation
Failure Trace Archive
The Failure Trace Archive (FTA, http://fta.inria.fr ) is centralized public repository of availability traces of distributed systems, and tools for their analysis. The purpose of this archive is to facilitate the design, validation, and comparison of fault-tolerant models and algorithms. In particular, the FTA contains the following:
availability traces of distributed systems, differing in scale, volatility, and usage
a standard format for failure traces
scripts and tools for analyzing these traces
SimGrid : simulation of distributed applications
SimGrid implements realistic fluid network models that enable very fast yet precise simulations. SimGrid enables the simulation of distributed scheduling agents, which has become critical for current scheduling research in large-scale platforms.
Sources and documentations of SimGrid are available at the following address http://simgrid.gforge.inria.fr/ .
and 2 : perfect simulation of Markov Chain stationary distribution
and 2 are two software implementing perfect simulation of Markov Chain stationary distributions using the coupling from the past technique. starts from the transition kernel to derive the simulation program while 2 uses a monotone constructive definition of a Markov chain. They are available at http://www-id.imag.fr/Logiciels/psi/ .
The main objective of PEPS is to facilitate the solution of large discrete event systems, in situations where classical methods fail. PEPS may be applied to the modeling of computer systems, telecommunication systems, road traffic, or manufacturing systems. The software is available at http://www-id.imag.fr/Logiciels/peps/ .