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

Minimizing the Data Transfer Time Using Multicore End-System Aware Flow Bifurcation

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

3 Author(s)
Ahuja, V. ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. of California, Davis, Davis, CA, USA ; Ghosal, D. ; Farrens, M.

Data centers are being deployed in a wide variety of environments (cloud computing, scientific, financial, defense, etc.). When geographically distributed, these data centers must transmit and receive growing volumes of data. In order to avoid congestion in the public internet, most use high speed dedicated optical networks, which can be thought of as private highways for carrying data. In this work, we examined the impact of such high speed network traffic on a commodity multicore machine, and identified a number of scenarios that cause packet loss and degraded throughput due to an end-system inability to consume incoming data fast enough. We show that high speed single flow traffic nullifies the benefits of multicore systems and multiqueue NICs, and we propose an end-system aware flow bifurcation technique to optimize the data transfer time using rate based protocols. Using introspective end-system modeling, we determine the optimal number of parallel flows required to utilize the available bandwidth, and the optimal rate for each of the flows. We compare our approach with GridFTP, which is a widely used data transfer protocol in computational grids, and show that our approach performs better (particularly when the end-system losses are in the receive ring buffer.).

Published in:

Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid), 2012 12th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on

Date of Conference:

13-16 May 2012

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.