Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-1997

Publication Title

Proceedings of the 1997 International Conference on Parallel Processing

Pages

44--48

Abstract

A performance model for wormhole routed interconnection networks is presented and applied to the butterfly fat-tree network. Experimental results agree very closely over a wide range of load rate. Novel aspects of the model, leading to accurate and simple performance predictions, include (1) use of multiple-server queues, and (2) a general method of correcting queuing results based on Poisson arrivals to apply to wormhole routing. These ideas can also be applied to other networks.

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