Traffic Tolerance of Nanosecond Scheduling on Optical Circuit Switched Data Centre Networks

Published in IEEE Optical Fiber Communications, 2022

Recommended citation: J. L. Benjamin, A. Ottino, C. W. F. Parsonson and G. Zervas, "Traffic Tolerance of Nanosecond Scheduling on Optical Circuit Switched Data Centre Networks", *IEEE Optical Fiber Communications*, March 2021 https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9748332

PULSE's ns-speed NP-hard network scheduler delivers skew-tolerant performance at 90% input loads. It achieves >90% throughput, 1.5-1.9 µs mean and 16–24 µs tail latency (99%) for up to 6:1 hot:cold skewed traffic in OCS DCN.

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