Vortex OpenSplice

How can I connect to multiple DDS domains?

This article explains the steps you need to take to connect one application to multiple DDS domains using Vortex OpenSplice. Using DDS in multiple domains For two DDS applications to communicate with each other they need to join the same DDS domain. Occasionally your application may need to receive data from one domain and send […]

Creating Topics in the Data Distribution Service (DDS)

Creating topics in the Data Distribution Service explores how to make a topic to allow you to send data around the system. The Data Distribution Service (DDS) sends data to the components that need it. Topics are the basic unit of information that the DDS system reads and writes. To allow data to flow around […]

Gathering Vortex OpenSplice statistics

When you are developing a DDS system you may want to gather Vortex OpenSplice statistics to help you tune the system. This article explains how to do this. Various statistics can be generated by Vortex Open Splice. These will help you analyse and tune application behaviour while you are developing the system. By default statistics […]

How to use LogRotate to limit the size of OpenSplice log files

This article describes how to use LogRotate to limit the size of the OpenSplice log files. This will ensure that the files do not grow too large. The Vortex OpenSplice middleware can produce a number of different trace and log files which allow you to find out what is going on in the system. The […]

Setting up Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 to use ISOC++2 with OpenSplice DDS

This article explains how to set up Mircosoft Visual Studio 2015 to build ISOC++2 Vortex OpenSplice DDS based applications. Setting up Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 to use ISOC++2 with OpenSplice DDS Setting up Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 to use ISOC++2 for Vortex OpenSplice DDS applications can seem complex. This article gives a step by step […]

Compiling ISOC++2 Applications & Using ISO C++ 2 In Debug Mode

This article gives the settings you need to compile and run an ISO C++ OpenSplice application using Visual Studio. Compiling ISOC++2 Applications In order to successfully compile and run a ISOC++2 OpenSplice application, whether on Linux or Windows, several parameters must be configured. Here we will cover the latter, with Visual Studio, although the preprocessor […]

Data Distribution Service (DDS) Built-in topics

DDS built-in topics are a special kind of topic that the Data Distribution Service uses to help applications discover each other. The middleware handles these topics automatically. An application can also access them to get information about the Domain. Read on to find out how to do this.   DDS middleware needs to keep track […]

Overview of DDS

This guide gives a quick and simple overview of the concepts you will meet when you use a Distributed Data Service (DDS) System. What is DDS? In today’s connected world data is everywhere.  Information is stored on computers and needs to quickly travel around the globe.  Consider a train system.  The trains travel on tracks […]

Creating and deleting a writer quickly causes sample loss

If you are creating and deleting a writer quickly it may cause sample loss. This explanation shows why creating and deleting a writer in short period of time may cause a loss of samples.   What happens when an application creates an entity When an application creates an entity, e.g. a DataWriter, it publishes samples […]

Vortex OpenSplice ishapes example

The ishapes example is a visual example to show DDS in action. Vortex OpenSplice publishes and subscribes to different coloured shapes seen on the screen. [cmtoc_table_of_contents] Running the Vortex OpenSplice ishapes example What does the ishapes example show? The ishapes example is a visual example showing DDS in action.  It allows you to create a […]