Definitions for "FIRMAMENT"
Keywords:  heaven, sphere, sky, celestial, rmote
The region of the air; the sky or heavens.
The orb of the fixed stars; the most rmote of the celestial spheres.
A sphere that surrounds the world, upon which hangs the stars, the sun and the moon.
Keywords:  emulate, kernel, linux, micro, fault
FIRMAMENT runs, inside the Linux kernel, user supplied micro-programs over each processed message to emulate communication fault situations, using a script approach. The tool is appropriate to perform experiments over protocols and distributed systems.
Fixed foundation; established basis.