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Optical Interconnects for Future Data Center Networks

Kachris, Christoforos, Bergman, Keren, Tomkos, Ioannis (Eds.)

2013, XIV, 174 p. 73 illus., 64 illus. in color.

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  • Presents the most recent and promising solutions in the domain of the optical interconnects for data center networks
  • Covers an inter-disciplinary topic for all the communities that are actively in the domain of computer networks, interconnects, optical switching, and data center networks
  • Provides an appropriate introduction to the topic of optical interconnects while also serving as a definitive reference work for the advanced practitioner or researcher

Optical Interconnects for Future Data Center Networks covers optical networks and how they can provide high bandwidth, energy efficient interconnects with increased communication bandwidth. This volume, with contributions from leading researchers in the field, presents an integrated view of the expected future requirements of data centers and serves as a reference for some of the most advanced and promising solutions proposed by researchers from leading universities, research labs, and companies. The work also includes several novel architectures, each demonstrating different technologies such as optical circuits, optical switching, MIMO optical OFDM, and others. Additionally, Optical Interconnects for Future Data Center Networks provides invaluable insights into the benefits and advantages of optical interconnects and how they can be a promising alternative for future data center networks.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Data centers - Fiber optics - OSMOSIS Project - Optical interconnects - Optical networks - Petabit optical switch - c-Through

Related subjects » Communication Networks - Electronics & Electrical Engineering - Signals & Communication

Table of contents 

Introduction to Optical Interconnects in Data Centers.- Optical Interconnects for Scale-Out Data Centers.- Optical Interconnects in Next Generation Data Centers: An End to End View.- Simulation and Performance Analysis of Data Intensive and Workload Intensive Cloud Computing Data Centers.- The Role of Photonics in Future Data Center Networks.-  All-Optical Networks: A System's Perspective.- A High-Speed MIMO OFDM Flexible Bandwidth Data Center Network.- A Petabit Bufferless Optical Switch for Data Center Networks.- Optically Interconnected High Performance Data Centers.

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