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HIPPI-6400 technology dissemination
Author(s): James Hoffman
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Paper Abstract

This report covers the technological aspects of high performance parallel interface-6400 (HIPPI-6400), a forthcoming upgrade to the existing HIPPI protocol suite. The report concentrates on the technological advancements and situations that occur in a 6400 Megabit/s network and the solutions produced by the ANSI X3T11 committee. The first section of the report introduces HIPPI-6400 to familiarize the reader with basic concepts and lay ground work for future sections. Section 2 analyzes the transmission control link-layer embedded in HIPPI-6400 hardware. Section 3 describes the scheduled transfer protocol and connection setup that allows the user to partake of the entire 6400 Mbit bandwidth; followed by section 4 that describes the signaling interface. Section 5 provides an overview of switching requirements and constructs. Finally, section 6 concludes the paper, describes works in progress, including simulation, and points to further reading.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2917, Broadband Access Systems, (4 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.257349
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James Hoffman, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2917:
Broadband Access Systems
Wai Sum Lai; Sam T. Jewell; Curtis A. Siller; Indra Widjaja; Dennis Karvelas; Indra Widjaja; Dennis Karvelas, Editor(s)

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