RAPIDS is a tool designed and built in the Architecture and Real-Time Lab at UMass. Its purpose is to be able to efficently simulate most distributed real-time computing systems. Some of the user-configuruable parameters include:
As output to the user, RAPIDS provides (in textual and graphic form):
The RAPIDS simulator is event-driven and can be viewed as a layered structure. It runs on one or more workstations using the PVM (Parallel Virtual Machine) message passing interface.
Software Developments for Simulator
Obtaining and Installing RAPIDS