QUALNET SIMULATOR


QUALNET SIMULATOR

     Qualnet Simulator is a commercial simulator used to design and analyze the performance of networks and networking protocols. It is a commercial version of Glomosim, initially developed for defense projects. Due to its enhanced features like advanced GUI support, good debugging support and parallel execution, it has great impact in the field of research. Researchers and developers are getting attracted to provide solution to complex networking issues. We are working on Qualnet simulator based projects for the past 7 years with our passionate professionals and well trained professionals. Our dynamic environment enriched with the knowledge of our experts offers you a nurturing platform for your research accomplishment. You can approach us anytime to work on any concept of Qualnet based projects, assignments and research work. We have provided few highlighted features of Qualnet simulator below, for scholars to feel contented with our meticulous information.

KNOW ABOUT QUALNET SIMULATOR:

QUALNET SIMULATOR HIGHLIGHTED FEATURES:

  • It is used to design new protocol models, optimize new and existing models and design large wired and wireless networks
  • Supports 3D visualize for better visualization of scenario
  • Offers faster simulation speed and scalability using smart architecture and optimized memory management
  • Security in Qualnet is enhanced by using Exata + Cyber package. Cyber library provides security against eavesdropping, distributed denial of service attack, radio jamming attacks, third party network intrusion detection software etc
  • GUI in Qualnet is supported using QualNet Architect, QualNet Analyzer, QualNet Packet tracer, QualNet Command Line interface, QualNet File Editor etc
  • For database storage purpose, it uses SQLite and MySQL 5.0 for the Statistics Database[Stats DB]

QUALNET DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRAMMING:

Qualnet Development Modes:

  • Design Mode[Creates a virtual network model-protocol and waveform component models]
  • Visualize Mode[Defines and execute operational scenarios]
  • Analyzer[Process the result and generates the overall report]

Programming Language Support:

  • Uses C/C++[.h, .cpp, .cc, .xml]
  • Follows procedural paradigm
  • Uses PARSEC[Parallel simulation environment] for complex systems for fundamental operations
  • It can run on Distributed machines
  • Uses XML[For Trace files- Contains information about packets]
  • Use C++ compiler to compile the source code

Platform Support:

Windows:

  • Windows 7 Home premium and professional[32 and 64 bit]
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8 pro 32-bit edition

-Compiler support:

  • Microsoft visual studio 2008[VC9]
  • Microsoft visual studio 2010[VC10]
  • Microsoft visual C++ Express edition[VC9 Exp]
  • Microsoft visual C++ 2010 Express Edition[VC10 Exp]

Linux:

  • CentOS 5.10[glibc-2.5 and above, gcc version-4.1 and above]
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.9[glibc-2.5 and above, gcc version-4.1 and above]
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS[glibc-2.5 and above, gcc version- 4.6 and above]

 Software requirement:

  • Commercial software
  • Latest version[QualNet 5.2 and above]
  • Latest version release[Qualnet 7.4]

System requirement:

  • 32 bit[x86 compatible] processor
  • 64-bit[x86-64 compatible] processor

Memory Requirement:

  • 2-4 GB free for large network[1000+ nodes]
  • 512 MB free [ LAN size simulations without GUI]
  • 2 GB free[LAN size simulation with GUI]

Disk space and video:

  • 1 DB free disk space
  • 128 MB graphics card [with hardware 3D acceleration]
  • Screen resolution[1024*768 or better]

TOOLS, PLUGINS AND EXTERNAL INTERFACING:

  • Qualnet can be integrated with other simulation tool through optional federation Interface library.
  • Federation interfaces are

-Distributed Interactive simulation[DIS] Interface

-High Level Architecture[HLA] Interface

-Socket Interface

  • External Interface support:

EXATA:

  • EXata communication simulation platform
  • It is a network emulator used to evaluate on the move communication network
  • Digitally represent entire network, various protocol layers, antennas and devices using Software virtual network

Qualnet Interface for STK Communication:

  • For communication network modeling , it creates a realistic scenario
  • Fidelity improvement for physical layer calculation
  • Clarifies the effect of network performance
  • Allows the incorporation of STK antenna models, STK propagation loss models and all antenna constraints

Connection manager:

Connection manager works in conjunction with Exata. It provides  supports to applications like:

  • Tactical communication
  • Internet browsers
  • Sensor data and VoIP
  • Instant messenger
  • Situational awareness information
  • Multi-player games
  • Streaming video

ALGORITHMS, TECHNIQUES AND MODEL USED:

  • 11[Wi-Fi ]MAC Protocol
  • 11a/g[Wi-Fi] PHY Model
  • 11ac[Wi-Fi] MAC protocol
  • 11s [Wi-Fi] MAC Protocol
  • 15.4[ZigBee] MAC protocol
  • 15.4[Zigbee] PHY Model
  • 16[WiMAX]MAC and 802.16e MAC Protocols
  • 3 LAN/Ethernet
  • 16[WiMAX]PHY Model
  • Abstract Link MAC
  • Abstract Cellular
  • Abstract Satellite Model
  • Abstract Network equation satellite Model
  • Address Resolution protocol
  • Ad-hoc On demand distance vector routing protocol
  • Abstract transmission control protocol
  • Aloha MAC Protocol
  • Asynchronous Transfer Mode
  • Bit error Rate-based Reception Model
  • Background traffic Model
  • Bellman Ford Routing protocol
  • Bordercast Resolution protocol[BRP]
  • Border Gateway protocol version 4[BGPv4]
  • Cartesian Terrain format
  • COST 231-Hata Propagation Model
  • Walffish-Ikegami propagation Model
  • Carrier Sense Multiple access[CSMA] MAC Protocol
  • Domain Name system[DNS] Model
  • Distance vector Multicast Routing protocol
  • Dynamic hierarchical configuration protocol
  • Distributed Interactive Simulation[DIS] Interface
  • Dynamic source Routing protocol
  • Dynamic MANET On-demand Routing protocol
  • Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing protocol[EIGRP]

LIBRARY SUPPORT IN  QUALNET SIMULATOR:

  • Advanced Wireless library
  • UMTS library
  • Cellular Library
  • LTE Library
  • Cyber Library for Exata
  • Urban propagation library
  • Sensor network library
  • Federation Interfaces library
  • TIREM Propagation library
  • Military Radios Library

MAJOR RESEARCH APPLICATIONS AND AREA FOR QUALNET SIMULATOR:

Major Applications:

  • Network design and architecture optimization
  • Capacity prediction and Mission planning
  • Protocol and waveform technology research issue
  • Propagation modeling and RF interference
  • Disaster response preparation system
  • Hardware and software development
  • For the identification of communication problems
  • Application performance analysis and early stage device design comparisons

Major Research areas:

  • Wireless LAN Security
  • Cognitive Radio Cognitive Network Simulator
  • Wireless Ad hoc
  • Sensor Networks
  • Network Centric Warfare
  • Software defined Networking[SDN]
  • Building complex Simulation Environment for cyber attack evaluation
  • QUALNET with VANET network simulator
  • Computational aggregation of trust and reputation modeling

 

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