State-of-the-art data center networks cannot satisfy the bandwidth requirements of upcoming applications. We explore dynamic reconfiguration of low cost, high bandwidth optical networks that can adapt to application communication patterns.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing
(200.4650) Optics in computing : Optical interconnects
M. Glick, D. G. Andersen, M. Kaminsky, and L. Mummert, "Dynamically Reconfigurable Optical Links for High-Bandwidth Data Center Networks," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OTuA3.