Vortex

Getting Started with Vortex

The Vortex Platforms installer contains Vortex Cafe, Vortex Web, Vortex Cloud and Fog , Vortex Insight and Vortex Gateway. This video will help you get started using the software supplied in this bundle. Getting started with Vortex In this video you will learn how to:  Install the Vortex with our bundle  Install the license key […]

Vortex Cafe FAQ

This is a list of frequently asked questions about Vortex Cafe which should help you resolve any issues you may be having when using the product. Vortex Cafe compatabilities Which Java versions are supported by Vortex Cafe? Vortex Café supports Java 5 and any further version. Vortex Cafe Tuning How should I configure Vortex Café […]

Vortex Link Documentation

Vortex Link Documentation Vortex Link extends the OpenSplice domain beyond the limits of the network. It provides discovery and routing services which allow different networks to communicate with the DDS domain. This allows data to be routed beyond the LAN and into the WAN and the internet transparently. Vortex Link is  part of the Vortex […]

Vortex Insight Documentation

Vortex Insight Documentation The Votex Insight documentation set will help you to use Vortex Insight to monitor the performance of your Vortex based system. Vortex Insight is a tool that allows you to obtain real time data from a Vortex system. You can use it to monitor and manage a system from any device with […]

Vortex Lite Documentation

Vortex Lite Documentation The Vortex Lite documentation set will help you install and  develop applications using Vortex Lite. Vortex Lite is an ultra lightweight implementation of the Object Management Group’s (OMG) Data Distribution Service (DDS) standard. It allows you to develop DDS applications that run on resource constrained embedded devices. For example networked sensors, single […]

Vortex Cafe Documentation

Vortex Cafe Documentation Vortex Cafe is one of the products that is bundled with the Vortex Platforms installer. All the documentation is included with the release. The easiest way to access it is to find the index.html file inside the distribution. This provides the links to all the documentation. The Vortex Cafe documentation set will […]

Known Issues in Vortex Cafe

Below are known issues in Vortex Cafe. See this article for Fixed Bugs and Changes in Vortex Cafe. When using DDS Security, activating only some RTPS protection but no data nor metadata protection does not prevent write privileges escalation. When rtps_protection_kind is set to SIGN, ENCRYPT, SIGN_WITH_ORIGIN_AUTHENTICATION or ENCRYPT_WITH_ORIGIN_AUTHENTICATION, the whole RTPS messages are signed […]

Fixed Bugs and Changes in Vortex Lite V1.x

New releases of Vortex Lite are made available on a regular basis. These releases contain bug fixes and enhancements to the functionality.  This page lists the changes made in Vortex Lite in each release. Also see fixed bugs and changes in Vortex Lite V2.x Fixed bugs and changes in Vortex Lite V1.x Changes in Vortex […]

What is Vortex Link?

Vortex Link is the ubiquitous and universally accessible ‘Internet Service’ for sharing data between Vortex-enabled applications. Vortex Link can be deployed on public or private clouds, it is elastic, fault-tolerant and highly scalable. Vortex Link can be deployed in any subsystem (typically a LAN) to allow all DDS applications to share data with other DDS […]

New Features in Vortex Insight

This page lists all the new features that have been added in different Vortex Insight releases. You may also wish to read about Vortex Insight known issues and fixed bugs in Vortex Insight. Vortex Insight 2.1.3 contains the following new features: Support for Vortex Link 3.0.1. Support for OpenSplice 6.10.0. Vortex Insight 2.1.2 contains the […]

How to install Vortex Platforms

This tutorial shows you how to install Vortex platforms. The Vortex platforms installer includes several different Vortex products. These are Vortex Cafe, Vortex Link and Vortex Insight. How to install Vortex Platforms Getting the correct installer Make sure that you download the correct Vortex platforms installer for your platform. The name of the file shows […]

Minimizing multicast usage in Vortex Café

The RTPS protocol and multicast communications Vortex Café uses the standard RTPS protocol to interoperably exchange data accross the network. The RTPS protocol is designed to take advantage of multicast communications for both: automatic discovery efficient data diffusion to several subscribers But, in some environments, multicast communications are not supported by the underlying network. In […]

Tuning the DDSI reliability protocol in Vortex Café

The RTPS protocol, defined in the DDSI specification, typically uses UDP transport. As the UDP protocol is not reliable, the RTPS protocol defines it’s own way to ensure reliable transmission of data from RTPS writers to RTPS readers when needed. This protocol can be tuned to improve latency, throughput or resource consumption depending the underlying […]

How to get verbose logs in LogCat

In slf4j-android the default level of any tag is set to INFO. This means that any level above and including INFO will be logged. You can change the default level by setting a system property:  setprop log.tag.<YOUR_LOG_TAG> <LEVEL>. Where: <YOUR_LOG_TAG> is the name of your logger. E.g: iShapes.Painter, cafe.ddsi.net, etc. <LEVEL> is either VERBOSE, DEBUG, INFO, […]

Can you subscribe from one network interface and publish on another?

With our current community-edition (V6.7), you unfortunately can’t configure multiple DDSI-services in a single ‘standalone-application’ (also called a ‘single-process‘ deployment mode, which is the deployment model supported by our community edition). Our commercially supported versions include the ability to deploy applications in a so-called ‘federated deployment‘ mode where a set of applications share a single […]

Known Issues In Vortex Lite

New versions of Vortex Lite are made available on a regular basis.  This page lists all the known issues for the different versions of Vortex Lite. See this article for Fixed Bugs and Changes in Vortex Lite. Version 2.1.0 Functional Limitations IDL compiler The following IDL constructs are unsupported: Bounded sequences Fixed-point numbers Listeners and […]

Known Issues In Vortex Link

New releases of Vortex Link are made available on a regular basis. This page lists all the known issues in the current version of Vortex Link. You may also want to read  Fixed Bugs and Changes in Vortex Link Please note that Vortex Link was previously two different products – Vortex Cloud and Vortex Fog. […]

Fixed Bugs and Changes In Vortex Insight

New versions of Vortex Insight are released on a regular basis. This page lists all the fixed bugs and changes in each release of Vortex Insight. You may also want to read  Known Issues In Vortex Insight. Version 2.0.0 Version 1.2.2 Version 1.2.1 Version 1.2.0          

Fixed Bugs and Changes in Vortex Link

New releases of Vortex Link are made available on a regular basis. This page lists all the bug fixes and changes in the different versions.   Please note that Vortex Link was previously Vortex Cloud and Vortex Fog. They have been merged into one product with the same feature set. Release History Fixed bugs and […]