Comparison of SDM and WDM on Direct and Indirect Optical Data Center Networks

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Liu, Yifan; Yuan, Hui; Peters, Adaranijo; Zervas, Georgios (High Performance Networks Group, University of Bristol, UK)

We benchmark Data Centre topologies under SDM and WDM transport in terms of network capacity, utilization, blocking probability, cost and power consumption. SDM offers cost and power benefits than WDM while Spine-Leaf demonstrates all-round best performance among all topologies.