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8 years 5 months ago
SEATTLE: A Scalable Ethernet Architecture for Large Enterprises
IP networks today require massive effort to configure and manage. Ethernet is vastly simpler to manage, but does not scale beyond small local area networks. This paper describes ...
Changhoon Kim, Matthew Caesar, Jennifer Rexford
318views Management» more  PC 2011»
8 years 5 months ago
High-performance message-passing over generic Ethernet hardware with Open-MX
In the last decade, cluster computing has become the most popular high-performance computing architecture. Although numerous technological innovations have been proposed to improv...
Brice Goglin
8 years 8 months ago
Axon: a flexible substrate for source-routed ethernet
This paper introduces the Axon, an Ethernet-compatible device for creating large-scale datacenter networks. Axons are inexpensive, practical devices that are demonstrated using pr...
Jeffrey Shafer, Brent Stephens, Michael Foss, Scot...
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8 years 10 months ago
Techniques for pipelined broadcast on ethernet switched clusters
By splitting a large broadcast message into segments and broadcasting the segments in a pipelined fashion, pipelined broadcast can achieve high performance in many systems. In thi...
Pitch Patarasuk, Xin Yuan, Ahmad Faraj
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8 years 10 months ago
OpenFlow: enabling innovation in campus networks
This whitepaper proposes OpenFlow: a way for researchers to run experimental protocols in the networks they use every day. OpenFlow is based on an Ethernet switch, with an interna...
Nick McKeown, Tom Anderson, Hari Balakrishnan, Gur...
8 years 11 months ago
XCo: explicit coordination to prevent network fabric congestion in cloud computing cluster platforms
Large cluster-based cloud computing platforms increasingly use commodity Ethernet technologies, such as Gigabit Ethernet, 10GigE, and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), for intra...
Vijay Shankar Rajanna, Smit Shah 0002, Anand Jahag...
8 years 11 months ago
Adventures in the Evolution of a High-Bandwidth Network for Central Servers
In a small network, clients and servers may all be connected to a single Ethernet without significant performance concerns. As the number of clients on a network grows, the necess...
Karl L. Swartz, Roger Les Cottrell, Marty Dart
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8 years 11 months ago
A Metropolitan Ethernet Network (MEN) Testbed
This paper describes the project, the development and deployment of a Metro Ethernet Network in the city of Morungaba, SP, Brazil. The Ethernet is a widely deployed technology tha...
Leonardo S. Mendes, José H. M. Maciel
8 years 12 months ago
Averages, distributions and scalability of MPI communication times for ethernet and myrinet networks
Most modern parallel computers are clusters using Myrinet or Ethernet communication networks. Several studies have been published comparing the performance of these two networks f...
Nor Asilah Wati Abdul Hamid, Paul D. Coddington
8 years 12 months ago
SPAIN: COTS Data-Center Ethernet for Multipathing over Arbitrary Topologies
Operators of data centers want a scalable network fabric that supports high bisection bandwidth and host mobility, but which costs very little to purchase and administer. Ethernet...
Jayaram Mudigonda, Praveen Yalagandula, Mohammad A...