High Performance Datacenter Networks: Architectures, Algorithms, & Opportunities (Synthesis Lectures on Computer Architecture)

High Performance Datacenter Networks: Architectures, Algorithms, & Opportunities (Synthesis Lectures on Computer Architecture)

Dennis Abts


Datacenter networks give you the conversation substrate for giant parallel desktops that shape the surroundings for top functionality computing (HPC) platforms and smooth net functions. The layout of recent datacenter networks is inspired through an array of functions starting from communique in depth climatology, complicated fabric simulations and molecular dynamics to such net functions as internet seek, language translation, collaborative net purposes, streaming video and voice-over-IP. For either Supercomputing and Cloud Computing the community allows allotted purposes to speak and interoperate in an orchestrated and effective manner. This ebook describes the layout and engineering tradeoffs of datacenter networks. It describes interconnection networks from topology and community structure to routing algorithms, and provides possibilities for making the most of the rising expertise developments which are influencing router microarchitecture. With the emergence of "many-core" processor chips, it really is obvious that we are going to additionally desire "many-port" routing chips to supply a bandwidth-rich community to prevent the functionality proscribing results of Amdahl's legislations. we offer an outline of traditional topologies and their routing algorithms and convey how know-how, signaling premiums and economical optics are motivating new community topologies that scale as much as thousands of hosts. The e-book additionally offers precise case experiences of 2 excessive functionality parallel computers and their networks. desk of Contents: advent / historical past / Topology fundamentals / High-Radix Topologies / Routing / Scalable change Microarchitecture / method Packaging / Case stories / last feedback

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