Industrial Network Protocol Simulators: Types & Uses

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Which network simulator provides the best scalability?

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1. What is a disadvantage of OMNeT++?

2. What is the main purpose of a network simulator?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set will help you assess your knowledge of protocol simulators used for industrial network development. You will be quizzed on the characteristics and advantages of some of the more widely used simulators.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • The network simulator that provides the best scalability
  • A disadvantage of OMNeT++
  • The purpose of a network simulator
  • Simulator best suited for wireless networks
  • The simulator that runs utilizing lightweight virtualization

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw important information from the related protocol simulator lesson
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast the various simulators based on their intended uses
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the main purpose of protocol simulators

Additional Learning

To learn more about protocol simulators used in industrial networks, review the accompanying lesson called Industrial Network Protocol Simulators: Types & Uses. This lesson addresses the following:

  • Why protocol simulators should be used as part of the network design process
  • A discussion on the legacy of some of these simulators
  • Programming languages used to develop them
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