A scalable optically-switched datacenter network with multicasting

Conference object English OPEN
Konstantinos Tokas; Christos Spatharakis; Ioannis Kanakis; Nikolaos Iliadis; Paraskevas Bakopoulos; Ioannis Patronas; Nikolaos Liakopoulos; Dionysios Reisis; Hercules Avramopoulos;
  • Publisher: IEEE
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5281/zenodo.290529, doi: 10.1109/eucnc.2016.7561045
  • Subject: Optical switches, Optical receivers, Optical transmitters, Optical filters, Optical attenuators, Wavelength division multiplexing
    acm: ComputerSystemsOrganization_COMPUTER-COMMUNICATIONNETWORKS

We demonstrate a scalable optical datacenter architecture with multicasting capability. The modular architecture relies on pods interconnected on a WDM fiber ring. Inter-pod traffic is handled on a per-wavelength basis, whereas slotted network operation allows fine swit... View more
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