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Scaling Large Data Center Interconnects: Challenges and Solutions

Optical Fiber Technology (2017)


Increasing demands for web and cloud-based services have been driving exponential growth of datacenter bandwidth. This paper discusses, from Google’s perspective, emerging challenges and possible technical solutions to scale intra-datacenter and intra-campus interconnection network bandwidth.

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