Accession Number:

ADA222819

Title:

Distributed Operating System Experiment (DOSE) Application User's Manual

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEAN SYSTEMS CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

The Naval Ocean Systems Center NOSC initiated Cronus research with Release 1.0 in 1987 Sullivan and Anderson, 1988. Cronus, a distributed computing environment designed specifically for a command and control environment, was developed for Rome Air Development Center RADC and NOSC by BBN Systems and Technologies Corporation. Cronus operates on a variety of different hardwares and runs at the user level above the hosts native operating system Berets and Sands, 1989. the Distributed Operating System Experiment DOSE Version 4.0 application was designed and implemented by NOSC to exercise and observe the facilities provided by Cronus. DOSE application demonstrates the ability to map a Navy application onto a distributed system. This document describes the functionalities and capabilities of each component of the unclassified version of the DOSE application. The document also provides instructions on how to run the application in the Cronus environment Release 1. 3 or newer release and recommended testbed layouts for a demonstration according to the number of host machines being used. The DOSE application is composed of four components Parser Manager, Track Report Manager, Graphics Map Client, and Database Monitor Client. The scenario used to test and demonstrate the DOSE application is an outer air-battle scenario generated at NOSC. kr

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE