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Optical Interconnects for Scale-Out Data Centers

Optical Interconnects for Future Data Center Networks, Springer, Avenel, NJ (2013), pp. 17-31


We review the architecture of modern datacenter networks, as well as their scaling challenges; we then present opportunities and needs for emerging optical technologies to support datacenter scaling.

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