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Gigabit Networks [chapter]

Jonathan Smith
2002 The Communications Handbook  
ATM HOST INTERFACING AURORA work showed that efficient, low-cost host/computer interfaces to ATM networks can be built and incorporated into a hardware/software architecture for workstation-class machines  ...  Mbps) into the ATM host interface architecture.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420041163-42 fatcat:pnntrrwjr5b2fivaglgebnlddi

Implementing and testing ATM in a production LAN

J. Naegle, L. Tolendino, J. Zepper, N. Testi
1996 Proceedings of HICSS-29: 29th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
for comparison to an ATM network.  ...  The performance and reliability of the ATM network was compared to the original network to determine the benefits and liabilities of the ATM technology.  ...  The existing Ethernet interfaces in these machines were left in place for a backup if the ATM network failed.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.1996.495450 dblp:conf/hicss/NaegleTZT96 fatcat:lf45r2bpt5g3hfmdjwgz6o24ye

ATM local area networks: a survey of requirements, architectures, and standards

I.F. Akyildiz, K.L. Bernhardt
1997 IEEE Communications Magazine  
This article focuses on the application of ATM in the LAN environment t o interconnect high-end host computers and on the interworking of ATM-based LANs with legacy LANs.  ...  There is increasing interest in deploying ATM technology in local or campus networks. ATM is an ideal technology to overcome many of the limitations of today's LAN technologies.  ...  An interface at the network layer is an example of a high-level interface.  ... 
doi:10.1109/35.601745 fatcat:jw7ghr7d7jchhpqla4skzglntu

Hardware/software organization of a high-performance ATM host interface

C.B.S. Traw, J.M. Smith
1993 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
The host interface work at Penn has been centered on developing a high-performance host interface for IBM RISC System/6000 workstation hosts in the AURORA Gigabit Testbed environment [9] .  ...  Concurrent increases in network bandwidths and processor speeds have created a performance bottleneck at the workstation-to-network host interface.  ...  At this time, Davie's interface provides the highest burst performance reported for an ATM host interface.  ... 
doi:10.1109/49.215019 fatcat:ht3zzr4qnvfgbazbjvkznygs2m

Giving applications access to Gb/s networking

J.M. Smith, C.B.S. Traw
1993 IEEE Network  
The detailed example, an ATM Host Interface and Operating System support built at the University of Pennsylvania, illustrates design tradeoffs for hardware and software, and some of the implications of  ...  The hardware portion of the architecture is often called a host interface and the remainder of the protocol stack is implemented in host software.  ...  Table II lists additional features of some ATM network host interfaces.  ... 
doi:10.1109/65.224055 fatcat:2szgte52brhyzbgrd3ipcwfts4

Working of Asynchronous Teller Machine with Parent and Foreign Organization

Gautam Vasani
2017 International Journal of Recent Advancement in Engineering & Research  
An ATM is basically an information terminal with two info and four yield gadgets. Like some other information terminal, the ATM needs to interface with, and impart through, a host processor.  ...  The host processor is undifferentiated from an Internet administration supplier (ISP) in that it is the passage through which all the different ATM systems get to be accessible to the cardholder (the individual  ...  The host processor is vital so that the ATM can interface furthermore speak with the individual asking for the money.  ... 
doi:10.24128/ijraer.2017.vw56rs fatcat:pf26nilw3ndezeavcp43qzdi5m

An overview of the AURORA gigabit testbed

D.D. Clark, B.S. Davie, D.J. Farber, I.S. Gopal, B.K. Kadaba, W.D. Sincoskie, J.M. Smith, D.L. Tennenhouse
1992 [Proceedings] IEEE INFOCOM '92: The Conference on Computer Communications  
The emphasis of the Aurora testbed, distinct from the other four testbeds, is research into the supporting technologies for gigabit networking.  ...  Aurora is one of ve U.S. testbeds charged with exploring applications of, and technologies necessary for, networks operating at gigabit per second or higher bandwidths.  ...  The host interface performs the following functions: 1. physical layer interface; 2. segmentation and reassembly; 3. virtual circuit support; 4. buering for the host.  ... 
doi:10.1109/infcom.1992.263450 dblp:conf/infocom/ClarkTFSDSGK92 fatcat:enkq4larrnep7p73jtkhst33g4

Protocols for High Speed Networks: Life After ATM? [chapter]

James P. G. Sterbenz
1995 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
We still have not solved the latency problem (bandwidth-x-delay product) for WAN applications, or provided for the delivery of this bandwidth to the applications through the host architecture and operating  ...  The current state of affairs and significant challenges in deploying a broadband Global Information Infrastructure based on ATM and B-ISDN will be discussed.  ...  Finally, Gerald Neufeld and Mabo Ito provided a particularly fine venue for PfHSN'94 at the University of British Columbia, and their encouragement and understanding in the face of the turmoil associated  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34885-8_1 fatcat:ihdow22ps5hqngiv3vxncoenni

Low-latency communication over Fast Ethernet [chapter]

Matt Welsh, Anindya Basu, Thorsten Eicken
1996 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Fast Ethernet (100Base-TX) can provide a low-cost alternative to more esoteric network technologies for high-performance cluster computing.  ...  We use a network architecture based on the U-Net approach to implement low-latency and high-bandwidth communication over Fast Ethernet, with performance rivaling (and in some cases exceeding) that of 155  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank Donald Becker of the Beowulf Project at CESDIS for sharing his Linux kernel driver for the DC21140.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-61626-8_24 fatcat:6irma2kzuveytmjekggbewz6rm

SWAN: a mobile multimedia wireless network

P. Agrawal, E. Hyden, P. Krzyzanowski, P. Mishra, M.B. Srivastava, J.A. Trotter
1996 IEEE personal communications  
The network model of SWAN consists of basestations connected by a wired ATM backbone network, and wireless ATM last-hops to the mobile hosts.  ...  Mobile hosts as well as basestations are embedded with custom designed ATM adapter cards called FAWN (Flexible Adapter for Wireless Networking). FAWN uses off-the-shelf 2.4 GHz ISM band radios.  ...  We are currently implementing native mode ATM applications for SWAN, and characterizing the end-to-end ATM performance in the presence of handoffs.  ... 
doi:10.1109/98.490750 fatcat:c5z62jhvp5dkxgwjdvlq2jpux4

Performance analysis in high-speed wide area IP-over-ATM network: top-to-bottom end-to-end monitoring

B.L. Tierney, W.E. Johnston, J.R. Lee, G. Hoo
1996 IEEE Network  
We describe an approach to the analysis of the performance of distributed applications in high-speed wide-area networks.  ...  We also describe the use of a distributed parallel data server as a network load generator that can be used in conjunction with this approach to probe various aspects of high-speed distributed systems  ...  Apart from the immediate need for performance in MAGIC, the larger question that we hope to address by this methodology is whether high-performance use of networks, computing platforms, middleware, and  ... 
doi:10.1109/65.494559 fatcat:423sry5ksreklkog5x7kskow5u

The AURORA gigabit testbed

David D. Clark, Bruce S. Davie, David J. Farber, Inder S. Gopal, Bharath K. Kadaba, W. David Sincoskie, Jonathan M. Smith, David L. Tennenhouse
1993 Computer networks and ISDN systems  
Conversion between ATM cells and variable length packets is handled in a host interface, described in Section 4.2  ...  For high-speed networks, RPC makes poor use of the available bandwidth. An alternative network abstraction is one in which the network is modeled as shared virtual memory.  ...  The host interface performs the following functions: 1. physical layer interface; segmentation and reassembly; 3. virtual circuit support; 4. buffering for the host.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0169-7552(93)90056-a fatcat:6mc6vxelhnhphc4nsnkliejany

A network architecture for distributed multimedia systems

Adam, Houh, Ismert, Tennenhouse
1994 Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems MMCS-94  
This paper presents a novel network architecture for distributed multimedia systems.  ...  The VuNet is a gigabit-per-second desk/local-area A T M network which int erconn ect s general-purpose workstations, networkbased multimedia devices and bridges to other networks.  ...  , as a whole, provides scalability of video in software, and provides a high speed ATM desk area network where video is treated like other network data.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mmcs.1994.292436 dblp:conf/icmcs/AdamHIT94 fatcat:ita6bbovkva6vfxbw5zzy7vxa4

Analysing and reducing the protocol overheads of MPOA in the intra-IASG communication

W.K. Lai, J.-M. Chung
2000 IEE Proceedings - Computers and digital Techniques  
Introduction The introduction of multimedia applications and the increase in the number of hosts connected to Internets [1-3] have made high-speed networks necessary.  ...  The host connected to LANE is called a LANE Client (LEC).  ...  For LANE, its protocol stacks are shown in Figure 2 (a). Assume host A in the ATM network wants to communicate with host B in the LAN via an ATM switch and an edge device.  ... 
doi:10.1049/ip-cdt:20000555 fatcat:krureoativbezh2h23w2latuoe

Overview of implementing ATM based enterprise local area network for desktop multimedia computing

Yiwei Thomas Hou, L. Tassiulas, H.J. Chao
1996 IEEE Communications Magazine  
synchronous transfer A mode (ATM) offers much greater capacity than existing shared-medium local area networks (LANs).  ...  Many of the key features of ATM have been standardized by the ATM Forum for the purpose of local area desktop computing.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The first author would like to thank David A. Berkley, Steven Y. Gao and Frank C. Pirz of AT&T Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ for many insightful discussions on ATM LAN implementation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/35.489716 fatcat:c6kq6gmgybg5bl2of3m2zxbupu
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