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The SIMICS simulator in education and research


Jakob Engblom and Niklas Rudemo, Virtutech AB



Start time:

2002-10-01 10:00

End time:

2002-10-01 11:00



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Virtutech Simics (see is a full-system simulator that can boot unmodified operating systems and run standard binaries for a range of platforms. It has many potential uses in education and research, since it offers better visibility and reconfigurability than using actual physical computers. Applications range from hardware/software cosimulation to operating systems development and computer architecture research. Simics is capable of simulating both large multiprocessors and distributed systems in a fully deterministic and controlled fashion on a set of regular PCs or workstations.