Data Providers

Data Providers allow the simulation of protocols regarding trading with different kind of data (e.g. binary data vs. XML documents).

Supported Data Providers


This data provider generates pseudo-random binary data. Data generation is controlled by a (constant) seed. To modify the data, provide another seed value.


  • size: File size, provided as number of bytes or in the form like 1k, 1M, ...
  • seed: Initialization value for random generator


File data provider provides the contents of an actual file to the simulation.


  • filename: Name of the file to be used in simulation.