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Title: A CAVALIER architecture for metro Data Center Networking
Authors: LODHA, AKHIL
GUMASTE, ASHWIN
WANG, JIANPING
GHANI, N
Keywords: metropolitan area networks
multicast communication
optical fibre networks
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: Proceedings of the Fifthth International Conference on Broadband Communications, Networks and Systems, London, UK, 8-11 September 2008, 169-174
Abstract: Data Center Networking (DCNs) is a fast emerging enterprise application that is driving metropolitan bandwidth needs. This paper evaluates the needs of this emerging IT-centric, bandwidth voluminous and service rendering application from a metro optical networking perspective. We identify a set of needs called CAVALIER (Consolidation, Automation, Virtualization, Adaptability, Latency, Integration, Economy and Reliability) that are underlying requirements for a network to support DCN services. The CAVALIER requirements are met by proposing a metro optical solution which is based on light-trail ROADM technology. Light-trails exhibit properties such as dynamic bandwidth provisioning, optical multicasting, sub-wavelength granular support and low-cost for deployment. Adapting light-trails to DCN needs is discussed in this paper through engineering requirements and network-wide design. Each aspect of the CAVALIER requirement is then mapped on to light-trail technology. Simulation results are shown to lead to performance betterments.
URI: 10.1109/BROADNETS.2008.4769063
http://hdl.handle.net/10054/1665
http://dspace.library.iitb.ac.in/xmlui/handle/10054/1665
ISBN: 978-1-4244-2391-0
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