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Interconnection Networks: Architectural Challenges for Utility Computing Data Centers
September 2008 (vol. 41 no. 9)
pp. 62-69
Olav Lysne, University of Oslo
Sven-Arne Reinemo, University of Oslo
Tor Skeie, University of Oslo
Ashild Gronstad Solheim, University of Oslo
Thomas Sodring, University of Oslo
Lars Paul Huse, Sun Microsystems
Bjorn Dag Johnsen, Sun Microsystems
Advancing research will enable an interconnection network to support the same seamless virtualization found in other parts of hardware, such as CPUs. Such a network thus poses particular challenges as well as opportunities for a utility computing data center.

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Index Terms:
multiprocessors, interprocessor communications, system architectures, interconnection architectures, data centers, utility computing
Citation:
Olav Lysne, Sven-Arne Reinemo, Tor Skeie, Ashild Gronstad Solheim, Thomas Sodring, Lars Paul Huse, Bjorn Dag Johnsen, "Interconnection Networks: Architectural Challenges for Utility Computing Data Centers," Computer, vol. 41, no. 9, pp. 62-69, Sept. 2008, doi:10.1109/MC.2008.391
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