Performance analysis and layout design of optical blades for HPCs using the OptoBoard-Sim simulator

S. Markou, Apostolos Siokis, P. Maniotis, Kostas Christodoulopoulos, E. Varvarigos, Nikos Pleros

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We demonstrate the Optical Board Simulator platform for optical PCB layout design and performance evaluation. Performance of two optical Blades is compared to CRAY-XK7 Blade for the FFTW benchmark, revealing significant throughput and latency improvements.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 IEEE Optical Interconnects Conference
EditorsLukas Chrostowski, Dominic Goodwill, Samuel Palermo
Place of PublicationPiscataway NJ USA
PublisherIEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781479981793
ISBN (Print)9781479981786
Publication statusPublished - 29 May 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventIEEE-Photonics-Society Optical Interconnects Conference 2015 - Wyndham San Diego Bayside, San Diego, United States of America
Duration: 20 Apr 201522 Apr 2015


ConferenceIEEE-Photonics-Society Optical Interconnects Conference 2015
Abbreviated titleOI 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States of America
CitySan Diego
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