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

A simple data link (SDL) protocol for next generation packet network

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

8 Author(s)
Doshi, B. ; Lucent Technol. Bell Labs., Holmdel, NJ, USA ; Dravida, S. ; Hernandez-Valencia, E. ; Matragi, W.
more authors

The simple data link (SDL) is a new framing protocol for variable/fixed length packets over a general-purpose point-to-point communications channel. SDL extends the HEC-like framing mechanism used in ATM to variable-length data. Its low implementation complexity makes it particularly suitable for high-speed transport links in wavelength channels and dark fiber applications. SDL is a very attractive alternative to conventional solutions such as ATM and PPP-over-SONET (POS) for high data rate environments. SDL has also been designed to facilitate many OAM&P functions needed in next generation multiservice optical packet networks including multiprotocol encapsulation, virtual links, quality-of-service (QoS) differentiation, link management, and control. We describe framing and data link synchronization procedures in SDL, and evaluate its performance over octet and bit synchronous transport facilities.

Published in:

Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Journal on  (Volume:18 ,  Issue: 10 )

Date of Publication:

Oct. 2000

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.