DTM: new dynamic transfer mode using dynamically assigned short-hold time-slot relay

Naoaki Yamanaka, Kohei Shiomoto

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Abstract

This paper proposes a new high-speed network architecture called Dynamic Transfer Mode, DTM. At the entrance of the DTM network, destination addresses such as IP addresses are converted into DTM routing information and attached to the packet header. In a DTM network, a connection is set up on-the-fly by sending a series of routing link identifiers to the destination, so burst data transfers like WWW traffic are efficiently carried. A connection between adjacent nodes is created and released dynamically within the burst transfer period. This yields higher statistical multiplexing gain and improved bandwidth efficiency compared to with conventional STM. Time division multiplexing is utilized so there is no delay jitter or cell loss, which are major drawbacks of Asynchronous Transfer Mode. This paper analyzes the performance of a DTM network and describes an implemented switching system. Because a DTM network uses source-routing and passive STM switching, it simplifies the core transit switch while localizing intelligence to edge nodes. A simplified core transit switch is well suited for future high-speed backbone networks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages375-380
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 1998 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the IEEE GLOBECOM 1998 - The Bridge to the Global Integration - Sydney, NSW, Aust
Duration: 1998 Nov 81998 Nov 12

Other

OtherProceedings of the IEEE GLOBECOM 1998 - The Bridge to the Global Integration
CitySydney, NSW, Aust
Period98/11/898/11/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Global and Planetary Change

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    Yamanaka, N., & Shiomoto, K. (1998). DTM: new dynamic transfer mode using dynamically assigned short-hold time-slot relay. 375-380. Paper presented at Proceedings of the IEEE GLOBECOM 1998 - The Bridge to the Global Integration, Sydney, NSW, Aust, .