A Fault-Tolerant OBS Node Architecture with Resilient Buffers

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Zhang, Jing (Sun Microsystems, Menlo Park, CA)
Song, Lei; Mukherjee, Biswanath (University of California, Davis, CA)

We investigate a novel fault-tolerant node architecture using a resilient buffer (R-buffer) in optical burst switching (OBS) networks. Our study shows that most of the lost bursts can be restored quickly using the architecture.