The fundamental measures (IMS) project is producing vast amounts of data. This project will visualize the three classes of computer models of networks - micro, meso, and macro models specified in the Complex Systems Competency. Sites on the network consist of provider sites, user sites, and directory sites. There are compute clusters at sites with multiple jobs and users. The micro model is very detailed with thousands of sites. It also has a spatial component with x,y,z values. The meso model is less detailed with multiple sites and no spatial component. The macro model consists of a single site with a single cluster with multiple jobs and users. The goal is the develop an understanding of the spatial and temporal behaviour of the systems. The goal of the visualization will be to assist in understanding the behaviour of these systems. The visualization will combine in an informative way:
To provide visualization tools for use by the IMS project and other network researchers to support development of fundamental metrics.
NIST has a high level of visualization expertise and the vast amount of data being produced by the Fundamental Measures (IMS) project requires these types of tools.
New insight to network simulations as well as new general purpose
Lead Organizational Unit:ITL
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