[ns] simulator comparison: ns vs ssfnet
Wed, 27 Dec 2000 16:28:37 -0800 (PST)
> Has anyone done a comparison of the strengths and weaknesses of
> (Georgia Tech parallelised?) ns and the fairly new ssfnet:
> http://www.ssfnet.org/ ? Particularly for large sims?
Indeed, given the combined *ML+Java, I wonder what they put in their
claimed 100K node simulation and what kind of machine they use for that
But I think because of that Raceway license, even if someone did a
comparison the result would not be released publicly.
> (ssfnet does not use Tcl. uses some blahML. Uses java. all in all,
> quite fashionable. Pity about requiring Raceway and their unworkable
> publication review licence clause, though; as a way of building a
> captive Raceway user base, that does look like an appallingly
> compelling strategy. closest analogy I can think of is AOLServer and
> the Cult of Arsdigita.)