Simulation of Large-Scale Communication Networks
How Large?  How Fast?


Large-Scale Network Simulation

Packet-Level Simulation Performance: A Quantitative Approach

Quantifying Packet-Level Simulator Performance

Scalability of Packet Level Simulators


Approaches to Parallel Network Simulation

Parallel Simulation Software

Software Architecture


Performance Study

Network Topologies: CampusNet

MilNet (Dartmouth, UCR)

Traffic Scenarios

Hardware Platforms

Sequential Performance Comparison (Single Campus Network)

Sequential Performance

PDNS Performance on Cluster

PDNS: More Runs

Lemieux Supercomputer

PDNS Performance on PSC

GTNetS Performance (PSC)

Performance Summary

Summary and Current Work

Many Challenges Remain