The Connext DDS for MagicDraw plugin is an environment for editing Connext DDS models in a visual way.


The OMG Data-Distribution Service for Real-Time Systems (DDS) is the first open international middleware standard directly addressing publish-subscribe communications for real-time and embedded systems.

RTI Connext DDS Professional, based on a connectivity databus, offers a robust framework for developing and integrating mission critical systems. It is fully compliant with the OMG DDS for Real-Time Systems standard.


With the Connext DDS for MagicDraw plugin, you can model the DDS-related aspects of your system using UML, extended by a DDS-specific profile. This offers the following advantages:

  • The overall system (from requirements to functional applications) will have a unified representation, providing a common view of the system and a single source of truth.
  • You can use an already familiar modeling language.
  • The DDS entities and their relationships are displayed visually in a graphical notation.

The DDS Real-Time Communication Plugin documentation consists of the following sections: