Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Hybrid media access protocols for a DSM system based on optical WDM networks

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Sivalingam, K.M. ; Dept. of Math. Sci., North Carolina A&T State Univ., Greensboro, NC, USA

Scalable, hierarchical, all-optical wavelength division multiplexed (WDM) networks for interconnection in distributed cluster-based computing systems have been recently considered. Hybrid access protocols combining reservation and pre-allocation have been studied for this type of network which supports a distributed shared memory (DSM) environment. The objectives of the protocols are reduced average latency per packet, support of broadcast/multicast, collisionless communication, and exploitation of inherent DSM tragic characteristics. This paper compares random and static access strategies on the control channel to establish reservation for data packets. Random access provides reduced packet latency under light traffic conditions and has simpler implementation. Static access is free of collisions and instability but has longer control cycle lengths. The performance of the network is analyzed through simulation models with varying system parameters such as number of nodes and channels. Dynamic schemes which switch between random and static access and vice-versa are also considered

Published in:

High Performance Distributed Computing, 1995., Proceedings of the Fourth IEEE International Symposium on

Date of Conference:

2-4 Aug 1995

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.