long-distance optical interconnects

Mark Hahn hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca
Tue Nov 19 14:27:59 EST 2002


> I think I saw a press release from Sun yesterday about Fire Link, which 
> has 3-5 us latency at several GBytes/s bandwidth and Remote Shared Memory 
> support. It's supposed to be presented at SC2002 in Baltimore, or 
> something.

seems to be 3.7 us one-way latency; is that the usual way to report
latency derived from zero-sized pingpongs?

google shows this:
http://www.sc2002.org/paperpdfs/pap.pap142.pdf

nice paper.  interesting choice to avoid dma engines, though I don't
suppose that Sun's going to sell it as a nice $200 PCIX card ;)

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