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Disaggregated Recursive Datacentre-in-a-Box

Deliverables

Network analytics application migration report (a)

In this deliverable, the network analytics application migration steps will be reported. The document will cover system requirements and expected capabilities, and identify risks.

MEC NFV application migration report (a)

In this deliverable, the NFV application migration results will be reported. The document will cover system requirements and expected capabilities, and identify risks.

Dissemination Plan and Report (d)

A dissemination plan for the project describing the appropriate communication strategy for increased awareness of project results in the various relevant end-user communities, the industry and the scientific community. The plan will also include the production of dissemination materials (printed project materials, brochures, information package and other dissemination materials). A list of related projects on EU and national levels will be also compiled and maintained. Further deliverables will report on the dissemination eminence of the project and wherever needed, refine and update the dissemination plan according to technological, scientific and market evolution.

System Software Architecture, Interfaces and Techniques (c)

Periodic report summarizing the results of the system software specification performed and associated research results obtained in Tasks 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 and 4.4.

System Architecture specification (b)

This deliverable will report a list of specifications and a high level description of the dReDBox architecture.

Disaggregated memory design and management techniques (b)

Report on the detailed specification of the memory adaptation hardware and control logic, interfaces to hypervisor for memory block allocation purposes, and all the necessary memory protection support. Final report will also contain validation results of the disaggregated memory prototype.

Hardware requirements and design of all bricks and tray

This report aims to provide all results associated with the design, implementation of the computer brick, the memory brick and the accelerator brick as well as the host tray that will integrate the high-radix switch addressed in T5.1 and T5.2. M11 Deliverable will focus on hardware requirements and design.

Specification of dReDBox layers, operational semantics and cross-layer interfaces (b)

Report on iterative specification of the dReDBox layers, along with relevant interfaces and performance simulation results and findings. The final specification will feed into the final system architecture specification to be reported in D2.3/2.4/2.5.

System interconnect design and SDN control (a)

Report on the detailed specification of the optical system interconnect and supportive control software design. Final report will also contain validation results of the system interconnect.

Video analytics application migration report (a)

In this deliverable, the surveillance application migration results will be reported. The document will cover system requirements and expected capabilities, and identify risks.

Software and hardware system integration and evaluation (a)

Two releases of incremental integration outcome are aimed to be delivered and accompanying evaluation results for a range of in-lab experimental scenarios. This will reflect joint hardware and software activities carried out on T5.3 and T5.4. Documentation is aimed to be delivered at the end of each integration phase of both software and hardware technologies in a single deliverable.

Requirements Specification and KPIs Document (b)

This report from T2.1 and T2.2 aims to provide a description and requirements specification of pilot use cases, and derived dReDBox KPIs. The first iteration will also provide a first system concept proposal to feed D2.3/2.4/2.5.

Hardware integration and tests of all bricks and tray

This report aims to provide all results associated with the design, implementation of the computer brick, the memory brick and the accelerator brick as well as the host tray that will integrate the high-radix switch addressed in T5.1 and T5.2. M23 Deliverable will focus on integration and tests.

Dissemination Plan and Report (b)

A dissemination plan for the project describing the appropriate communication strategy for increased awareness of project results in the various relevant end-user communities, the industry and the scientific community. The plan will also include the production of dissemination materials (printed project materials, brochures, information package and other dissemination materials). A list of related projects on EU and national levels will be also compiled and maintained. Further deliverables will report on the dissemination eminence of the project and wherever needed, refine and update the dissemination plan according to technological, scientific and market evolution.

Network analytics application migration report (b)

In this deliverable, the network analytics application migration steps will be reported. The document will cover system requirements and expected capabilities, and identify risks.

Software and hardware system integration and evaluation (b)

Two releases of incremental integration outcome are aimed to be delivered and accompanying evaluation results for a range of in-lab experimental scenarios. This will reflect joint hardware and software activities carried out on T5.3 and T5.4. Documentation is aimed to be delivered at the end of each integration phase of both software and hardware technologies in a single deliverable.

System Architecture specification (c)

This deliverable will report a list of specifications and a high level description of the dReDBox architecture.

System Software Architecture, Interfaces and Techniques (a)

Periodic report summarizing the results of the system software specification performed and associated research results obtained in Tasks 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 and 4.4.

Dissemination Plan and Report (c)

A dissemination plan for the project describing the appropriate communication strategy for increased awareness of project results in the various relevant end-user communities, the industry and the scientific community. The plan will also include the production of dissemination materials (printed project materials, brochures, information package and other dissemination materials). A list of related projects on EU and national levels will be also compiled and maintained. Further deliverables will report on the dissemination eminence of the project and wherever needed, refine and update the dissemination plan according to technological, scientific and market evolution.

Video analytics application migration report (b)

In this deliverable, the surveillance application migration results will be reported. The document will cover system requirements and expected capabilities, and identify risks.

System interconnect design and SDN control (b)

Report on the detailed specification of the optical system interconnect and supportive control software design. Final report will also contain validation results of the system interconnect.

Specification of dReDBox layers, operational semantics and cross-layer interfaces (a)

Report on iterative specification of the dReDBox layers, along with relevant interfaces and performance simulation results and findings. The final specification will feed into the final system architecture specification to be reported in D2.3/2.4/2.5.

Requirements Specification and KPIs Document (a)

This report from T2.1 and T2.2 aims to provide a description and requirements specification of pilot use cases, and derived dReDBox KPIs. The first iteration will also provide a first system concept proposal to feed D2.3/2.4/2.5.

System Architecture specification (a)

This deliverable will report a list of specifications and a high level description of the dReDBox architecture.

Dissemination Plan and Report (a)

A dissemination plan for the project describing the appropriate communication strategy for increased awareness of project results in the various relevant end-user communities, the industry and the scientific community. The plan will also include the production of dissemination materials (printed project materials, brochures, information package and other dissemination materials). A list of related projects on EU and national levels will be also compiled and maintained. Further deliverables will report on the dissemination eminence of the project and wherever needed, refine and update the dissemination plan according to technological, scientific and market evolution.

System Software Architecture, Interfaces and Techniques (b)

Periodic report summarizing the results of the system software specification performed and associated research results obtained in Tasks 4.1, 4.2, 4.3 and 4.4.

dReDBox use cases demonstration report

In this deliverable a thorough evaluation of execution and value findings of all use cases on the dReDBox platform will be reported.

MEC NFV application migration report (b)

In this deliverable, the NFV application migration results will be reported. The document will cover system requirements and expected capabilities, and identify risks.

Disaggregated memory design and management techniques (a)

Report on the detailed specification of the memory adaptation hardware and control logic, interfaces to hypervisor for memory block allocation purposes, and all the necessary memory protection support. Final report will also contain validation results of the disaggregated memory prototype.

Website and Social Media Presence

Set up the project website, plus a web portal for collaboration between project members and including bidirectional linkage to relevant influential social platforms.

Disaggregated Memory system demonstrator

Prototype of dRedBox memory demonstrator implementation

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Publications

Rack-scale disaggregated cloud data centers: The dReDBox project vision

Author(s): K. Katrinis; D. Syrivelis ; D. Pnevmatikatos ; G. Zervas ; D. Theodoropoulos ; I. Koutsopoulos ; K. Hasharoni ; D. Raho ; C. Pinto ; F. Espina ; S. Lopez-Buedo ; Q. Chen ; M. Nemirovsky ; D. Roca ; H. Klos ; T. Berends
Published in: 2016 Design, Automation Test in Europe Conference Exhibition (DATE), Issue Annual, 2016, Page(s) 690-695

Experiences and challenges in building next-gen optically disaggregated datacenters

Author(s): Andrea Reale, Dimitris Syrivelis
Published in: IEEE Conference on Photonics and Switching in Computing, 2018

dRedDbox: Demonstrating Disaggregated Memory in an Optical Data Centre

Author(s): A. Saljoghei, V. Mishra, M. Bielski, I. Syrigos, K. Katrinis, D. Syrivelis, A. Reale, D. N. Pnevmatikatos, D. Theodoropoulos, M. Enrico, N. Parsons, G. Zervas
Published in: Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2018, Page(s) W1C.1
DOI: 10.1364/OFC.2018.W1C.1

A low-latency high-port count optical switch with optical delay line buffering for disaggregated data centers

Author(s): George Mourgias-Alexandris, Miltiadis Moralis-Pegios, Nikos Terzenidis, Konstantinos Vyrsokinos, Nikos Pleros
Published in: Optical Interconnects XVIII, 2018, Page(s) 4
DOI: 10.1117/12.2289813

VOSYSVirtualNet: Low-latency Inter-world Network Channel for Mixed-Criticality Systems

Author(s): Julian Vetter, Jeremy Fanguede, Kevin Chappuis, Daniel Raho
Published in: 2018 IEEE 13th International Symposium on Industrial Embedded Systems (SIES), 2018, Page(s) 1-9
DOI: 10.1109/SIES.2018.8442097

dReDBox: Materializing a full-stack rack-scale system prototype of a next-generation disaggregated datacenter

Author(s): M. Bielski, I. Syrigos, K. Katrinis, D. Syrivelis, A. Reale, D. Theodoropoulos, N. Alachiotis, D. Pnevmatikatos, E.H. Pap, G. Zervas, V. Mishra, A. Saljoghei, A. Rigo, J. Fernando Zazo, S. Lopez-Buedo, M. Torrents, F. Zyulkyarov, M. Enrico, O. Gonzalez de Dios
Published in: 2018 Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE), 2018, Page(s) 1093-1098
DOI: 10.23919/DATE.2018.8342174

Understanding PCIe performance for end host networking

Author(s): Rolf Neugebauer, Gianni Antichi, José Fernando Zazo, Yury Audzevich, Sergio López-Buedo, Andrew W. Moore
Published in: Proceedings of the 2018 Conference of the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication - SIGCOMM '18, 2018, Page(s) 327-341
DOI: 10.1145/3230543.3230560

ReFiRe: efficient deployment of Remote Fine-grained Reconfigurable accelerators

Author(s): Emmanouil Pissadakis, Nikolaos Alachiotis, Panagiotis Skrimponis, Dimitris Theodoropoulos, Thanasis Korakis and Dionisios Pnevmatikatos
Published in: International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology FPT 2018, 2018

Demonstration of NFV for Mobile Edge Computing on an Optically Disaggregated Datacentre in a Box

Author(s): Michael Enrico, Vaibhawa Mishra, Arsalan Saljoghei, Maciej Bielski, Evert Pap, Ilias Syrigos, Oscar González de Dios, Dimitris Theodoropoulos, Dionisios N Pnevmatikatos, Andrea Reale, Dimitris Syrivelis, Georgios Zervas, Nick Parsons, Kostas Katrinis
Published in: Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2018, Page(s) Tu3D.14
DOI: 10.1364/OFC.2018.Tu3D.14

REMAP: Remote mEmory Manager for disAggregated Platforms

Author(s): Dimitris Theodoropoulos, Andrea Reale, Dimitris Syrivelis, Maciej Bielski, Nikolaos Alachiotis, Dionisios Pnevmatikatos
Published in: 2018 IEEE 29th International Conference on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors (ASAP), 2018, Page(s) 1-8
DOI: 10.1109/ASAP.2018.8445095

Disaggregated Optical Data Center in a Box Network using Parallel OCS Topologies

Author(s): Hui Yuan, Arsalan Saljoghei, Adaranijo Peters, Georgios Zervas
Published in: Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2018, Page(s) W1C.2
DOI: 10.1364/OFC.2018.W1C.2

SiP-enabled FPGA Network Interface for Programmable Access to Disaggregated Data Centre Resources

Author(s): Qianqiao Chen, Vaibhawa Mishra, Peter De Dobbelaere, Michael Enrico, Nick Parsons, Jose Nunez-Yanez, Georgios Zervas
Published in: Asia Communications and Photonics Conference, 2017, Page(s) Su2A.78
DOI: 10.1364/ACPC.2017.Su2A.78

Comparison of SDM-WDM based Data Center Networks with equal/unequal core pitch Multi-Core Fibers

Author(s): Hui Yuan, Arsalan Saljoghei, Adaranijo Peters, Georgios Zervas
Published in: Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2018, Page(s) M3J.4
DOI: 10.1364/OFC.2018.M3J.4

Parallel Distributed Schedulers for Scalable Photonic Integrated Packet Switching

Author(s): Paris Andreades, Georgios Zervas
Published in: IEEE Conference on Photonics in Switching and Computing, 2018

A Software-defined SoC Memory Bus Bridge Architecture for Disaggregated Computing

Author(s): Dimitris Syrivelis, Andrea Reale, Kostas Katrinis, Christian Pinto
Published in: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Advanced Interconnect Solutions and Technologies for Emerging Computing Systems - AISTECS '18, 2018, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.1145/3186608.3186611

Parallel Star-coupler OCS Architectures using Distributed Hardware Schedulers

Author(s): Joshua Benjamin, Georgios Zervas
Published in: IEEE Conference on Photonics in Switching and Computing, 2018

Synchronizing reconfiguration of coherent functions on disaggregated FPGA resources

Author(s): Qianqiao Chen, Vaibhawa Mishra, Jose Nunez-Yanez, Georgios Zervas
Published in: 2017 International Conference on ReConFigurable Computing and FPGAs (ReConFig), 2017, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/RECONFIG.2017.8279822

Diluting the Scalability Boundaries: Exploring the Use of Disaggregated Architectures for High-Level Network Data Analysis

Author(s): Carlos Vega, Jose Fernando Zazo, Hugo Meyer, Ferad Zyulkyarov, S. Lopez-Buedo, Javier Aracil
Published in: 2017 IEEE 19th International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications; IEEE 15th International Conference on Smart City; IEEE 3rd International Conference on Data Science and Systems (HPCC/SmartCity/DSS), 2017, Page(s) 340-347
DOI: 10.1109/HPCC-SmartCity-DSS.2017.45

Comparison of SDM and WDM on Direct and Indirect Optical Data Center Networks

Author(s): Yifan Liu, Hui Yuan, Adaranijo Peters, Georgios Zervas
Published in: Proceedings of 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2016), Issue Annual, 2016

REoN: A protocol for reliable software-defined FPGA partial reconfiguration over network

Author(s): Vaibhawa Mishra, Qianqiao Chen, Georgios Zervas
Published in: 2016 International Conference on ReConFigurable Computing and FPGAs (ReConFig), Issue Annual, 2016, Page(s) 1-7
DOI: 10.1109/ReConFig.2016.7857184

Reconfigurable computing for network function virtualization: A protocol independent switch

Author(s): Qianqiao Chen, Vaibhawa Mishra, Georgios Zervas
Published in: 2016 International Conference on ReConFigurable Computing and FPGAs (ReConFig), Issue Annual, 2016, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/ReConFig.2016.7857183

Network Synthesis of a Topology Reconfigurable Disaggregated Rack Scale Datacentre for Multi-Tenancy

Author(s): Adaranijo Peters, Georgios S. Zervas
Published in: Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Issue Annual, 2017, Page(s) Th2A.36
DOI: 10.1364/OFC.2017.Th2A.36

FPGA-based encrypted network traffic identification at 100 Gbit/s

Author(s): Mario Ruiz, Gustavo Sutter, Sergio Lopez-Buedo, Jorge E. Lopez de Vergara
Published in: 2016 International Conference on ReConFigurable Computing and FPGAs (ReConFig), Issue Annual, 2016, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/ReConFig.2016.7857172

Automated synthesis of FPGA-based packet filters for 100 Gbps network monitoring applications

Author(s): Jose Fernando Zazo, Sergio Lopez-Buedo, Gustavo Sutter, Javier Aracil
Published in: 2016 International Conference on ReConFigurable Computing and FPGAs (ReConFig), Issue Annual, 2016, Page(s) 1-6
DOI: 10.1109/ReConFig.2016.7857156

Disaggregated Compute, Memory and Network Systems: A New Era for Optical Data Centre Architectures

Author(s): Georgios S. Zervas, Fangsheng Jiang, Qianqiao Chen, Vaibhawa Mishra, Hui Yuan, Kostas Katrinis, Dimitris Syrivelis, Andrea Reale, Dionysios Pnevmatikatos, Michael Enrico, Nick Parsons
Published in: Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Issue Annual, 2017, Page(s) W3D.4
DOI: 10.1364/OFC.2017.W3D.4

Survey on Memory and Devices Disaggregation Solutions for HPC Systems

Author(s): Maciej Bielski, Christian Pinto, Daniel Raho, Renaud Pacalet
Published in: 2016 IEEE Intl Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) and IEEE Intl Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC) and 15th Intl Symposium on Distributed Computing and Applications for Business Engineering (DCABES), Issue Annual, 2016, Page(s) 197-204
DOI: 10.1109/CSE-EUC-DCABES.2016.185

Hardware Programmable Network Function Service Chain on Optical Rack-Scale Data Centers

Author(s): Qianqiao Chen, Vaibhawa Mishra, Nick Parsons, Georgios S. Zervas
Published in: Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Issue Annual, 2017, Page(s) Th2A.35
DOI: 10.1364/OFC.2017.Th2A.35

Software-defined board- and chip-level optical interconnects for multi-socket communication and disaggregated computing

Author(s): N. Pleros, N. Terzenidis, T. Alexoudi, K. Vyrsokinos, G. T. Kanellos, D. Syrivelis
Published in: Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Advanced Interconnect Solutions and Technologies for Emerging Computing Systems - AISTECS '17, Issue Annual, 2017, Page(s) 6-7
DOI: 10.1145/3073763.3073776

Multi-FPGA Evaluation Platform for Disaggregated Computing

Author(s): Dimitris Theodoropoulos, Nikolaos Alachiotis, Dionisios Pnevmatikatos
Published in: 2017 IEEE 25th Annual International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM), Issue Annual, 2017, Page(s) 193-193
DOI: 10.1109/FCCM.2017.20

A Software-defined Architecture and Prototype for Disaggregated Memory Rack Scale Systems

Author(s): Dimitris Syrivelis, Andrea Reale, Kostas Katrinis, Ilias Syrigos, Maciej Bielski, Dimitris Theodoropoulos, Dionisios Pnevmatikatos and Georgios Zervas
Published in: International Conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, Modeling, and Simulation, Issue Annual, 2017

On interconnecting and orchestrating components in disaggregated data centers: The dReDBox project vision

Author(s): K. Katrinis, G. Zervas, D. Pnevmatikatos, D. Syrivelis, T. Alexoudi, D. Theodoropoulos, D. Raho, C. Pinto, F. Espina, S. Lopez-Buedo, Q. Chen, M. Nemirovsky, D. Roca, H. Klos, T. Berends
Published in: 2016 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), Issue Annual, 2016, Page(s) 235-239
DOI: 10.1109/EuCNC.2016.7561039

FPGA-based Evaluation Platform for Disaggregated Computing

Author(s): Dimitris Theodoropoulos, Nikolaos Alachiotis, Dionisios Pnevmatikatos
Published in: International Conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, MOdeling, and Simulation, Issue Annual, 2017

A programmable Si-photonic node for SDN-enabled Bloom filter forwarding in disaggregated data centers

Author(s): M. Moralis-Pegios, N. Terzenidis, C. Vagionas, S. Pitris, E. Chatzianagnostou, A. Brimont, A. Zanzi, P. Sanchis, J. Marti, J. Kraft, K. Rochracher, S. Dorrestein, M. Bogdan, T. Tekin, D. Syrivelis, L. Tassiulas, A. Miliou, N. Pleros, K. Vyrsokinos
Published in: Optical Interconnects XVII, Issue Annual, 2017, Page(s) 101090X
DOI: 10.1117/12.2252043

Versatile Deployment of FPGA Accelerators in Disaggregated Data Centers: a Bioinformatics Case Study

Author(s): Nikolaos Alachiotis, Dimitris Theodoropoulos, Dionisios Pnevmatikatos
Published in: 27th International Conference on Field-Programmable Logic and Applications, Issue Annual, 2017

The Mondrian Data Engine

Author(s): Drumond, Mario and Daglis, Alexandros and Mirzadeh, Nooshin and Ustiugov, Dmitrii and Picorel, Javier and Falsafi, Babak and Grot, Boris and Pnevmatikatos, Dionisios
Published in: 44th Annual International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA), Issue Annual, 2017, Page(s) 639-651
DOI: 10.1145/3079856.3080233

Diluting the Scalability Boundaries: Exploring the Use of Disaggregated Architectures for High-Level Network Data Analysis

Author(s): Carlos Vega, Jose Fernando Zazo, Hugo Meyer, Ferad Zyulkyarov, S. Lopez-Buedo and Javier Aracil
Published in: IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications, Issue Annual, 2017

dReDBox: A Disaggregated Architectural Perspective for Data Centers

Author(s): Nikolaos Alachiotis, Andreas Andronikakis, Orion Papadakis, Dimitris Theodoropoulos, Dionisios Pnevmatikatos, Dimitris Syrivelis, Andrea Reale, Kostas Katrinis, George Zervas, Vaibhawa Mishra, Hui Yuan, Ilias Syrigos, Ioannis Igoumenos, Thanasis Korakis, Marti Torrents, Ferad Zyulkyarov
Published in: Hardware Accelerators in Data Centers, 2019, Page(s) 35-56
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-92792-3_3

Optically-Enabled Bloom Filter Label Forwarding Using a Silicon Photonic Switching Matrix

Author(s): N. Terzenidis, M. Moralis-Pegios, C. Vagionas, S. Pitris, E. Chatzianagnostou, P. Maniotis, D. Syrivelis, L. Tassiulas, A. Miliou, N. Pleros, K. Vyrsokinos
Published in: Journal of Lightwave Technology, Issue 35/21, 2017, Page(s) 4758-4765, ISSN 0733-8724
DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2017.2760013

In Compute/Memory Dynamic Packet/Circuit Switch Placement for Optically Disaggregated Data Centers

Author(s): Adaranijo Peters, George Oikonomou, Georgios Zervas
Published in: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Issue 10/7, 2018, Page(s) B164, ISSN 1943-0620
DOI: 10.1364/JOCN.10.00B164

Reconfigurable Network Stream Processing on Virtualized FPGA Resources

Author(s): Qianqiao Chen, Vaibhawa Mishra, Jose Nunez-Yanez, Georgios Zervas
Published in: International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing, Issue 2018, 2018, Page(s) 1-11, ISSN 1687-7195
DOI: 10.1155/2018/8785903

Disaggregated Computing. An Evaluation of Current Trends for Datacentres

Author(s): Hugo Meyer, José Carlos Sancho, Josue V. Quiroga, Ferad Zyulkyarov, Damián Roca, Mario Nemirovsky
Published in: Procedia Computer Science, Issue 108, 2017, Page(s) 685-694, ISSN 1877-0509
DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2017.05.129

OSNR Aware Composition of Open and Disaggregated Optical Node and Network

Author(s): Heng Liu, Adaranijo Peters, Miquel Garrich, and Georgios Zervas
Published in: IEEE Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, 2017, ISSN 1943-0620