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The Macramé 1024 Node Switching Network

S. Haas D.A. Thornley M. Zhu
R.W. Dobinson B. Martin

CERN, 1211 Geneva 23, Switzerland
University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
University of Kent, Canterbury, UK



The work reported involves the construction of a large modular testbed using IEEE 1355 DS link technology. A thousand nodes will be interconnected by a switching fabric based on the STC104 packet switch. The system has been designed and constructed in a modular way in order to allow a variety of different network topologies to be investigated. Network throughput and latency have been studied for different network topologies under various traffic conditions.

Stefan Haas
Thu May 22 14:48:25 MET DST 1997