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dReDBox

Disaggregated Recursive Datacentre-in-a-Box

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Project "dReDBox" data sheet

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Coordinator
IBM IRELAND LIMITED 

Organization address
address: IBM House, Shelbourne Road
city: Ballsbridge
postcode: Dublin 4
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 Coordinator Country Ireland [IE]
 Project website http://www.dredbox.eu
 Total cost 6˙451˙500 €
 EC max contribution 6˙451˙500 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.2.1.1. (INDUSTRIAL LEADERSHIP - Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies - Information and Communication Technologies (ICT))
 Code Call H2020-ICT-2015
 Funding Scheme RIA
 Starting year 2016
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2016-01-01   to  2018-12-31

 Partnership

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# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    IBM IRELAND LIMITED IE (Ballsbridge) coordinator 1˙101˙412.00
2    SINTECS BV NL (HENGELO) participant 1˙046˙273.00
3    PANEPISTIMIO THESSALIAS EL (VOLOS) participant 778˙684.00
4    UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON UK (LONDON) participant 686˙404.00
5    VIRTUAL OPEN SYSTEMS FR (GRENOBLE) participant 660˙541.00
6    IDRYMA TECHNOLOGIAS KAI EREVNAS EL (IRAKLEIO) participant 526˙098.00
7    BARCELONA SUPERCOMPUTING CENTER - CENTRO NACIONAL DE SUPERCOMPUTACION ES (BARCELONA) participant 492˙963.00
8    HUBER+SUHNER POLATIS LIMITED UK (CAMBRIDGE) participant 404˙558.00
9    KINESENSE LIMITED IE (DUBLIN) participant 310˙796.00
10    NAUDIT HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING AND NETWORKING SL ES (MADRID) participant 199˙559.00
11    TELEFONICA INVESTIGACION Y DESARROLLO SA ES (MADRID) participant 139˙301.00
12    UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL UK (BRISTOL) participant 104˙907.00

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 Project objective

For all the superior features that low-power computing systems exhibit compared to conventional high-end server designs, there is a common design axiom that both technological trends are based on: the main-board and its hardware components form the baseline, monolithic building block that the rest of the hw/sw stack design builds upon. This proportionality of compute/memory/network/storage resources is fixed during design time and remains static throughout machine lifetime, with known ramifications in terms of low system resource utilization, costly upgrade cycles and degraded energy proportionality. dReDBox takes on the challenge of revolutionizing the low-power computing market by breaking once and for all server boundaries through materialization of the concept of disaggregation. Through a highly modular software-defined architecture for the next generation datacentre, dRedBox will specify/design/prototype modular blocks for SoC-based microservers, memory and accelerators, interconnected via a high-speed, low-latency opto-electronic system fabric, and that can be allocated in arbitrary sets, as driven by fit-for-purpose resource/power management software. These blocks will employ state-of-the-art low-power components and be amenable to be deployed in various integration form factors and target scenarios. dRedBox aims to deliver a full-fledged, vertically integrated datacentre-in-a-box prototype to showcase the superiority of disaggregation in terms of scalability, efficiency, reliability,performance and energy reduction. The prototype will be used as vehicle to demonstrate the value of dReDBox in 3 pilot use-cases stemming from three market segments: Security, Network Analytics and Telecom. With an industry-lead consortium comprising top academic experts too, dReDBox is in the best position to generate significant impact with its game-changing approach and contribute to Europe maintaining its leading innovation and market position in low-power advanced computing.

 Deliverables

List of deliverables.
MEC NFV application migration report (a) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:30
System interconnect design and SDN control (a) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:30
System Architecture specification (b) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:30
dReDBox use cases demonstration report Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
Disaggregated Memory system demonstrator Demonstrators, pilots, prototypes 2019-10-03 13:24:29
Website and Social Media Presence Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2019-10-03 13:24:30
Software and hardware system integration and evaluation (a) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
Disaggregated memory design and management techniques (b) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
Specification of dReDBox layers, operational semantics and cross-layer interfaces (a) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
Video analytics application migration report (b) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
Dissemination Plan and Report (c) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
System Software Architecture, Interfaces and Techniques (b) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
System interconnect design and SDN control (b) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
Dissemination Plan and Report (d) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
Specification of dReDBox layers, operational semantics and cross-layer interfaces (b) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
System Architecture specification (c) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
Dissemination Plan and Report (a) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:30
Requirements Specification and KPIs Document (b) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
Hardware integration and tests of all bricks and tray Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
System Architecture specification (a) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
System Software Architecture, Interfaces and Techniques (a) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:30
Requirements Specification and KPIs Document (a) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:30
Video analytics application migration report (a) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:30
Network analytics application migration report (b) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
MEC NFV application migration report (b) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
System Software Architecture, Interfaces and Techniques (c) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
Disaggregated memory design and management techniques (a) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
Software and hardware system integration and evaluation (b) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:29
Hardware requirements and design of all bricks and tray Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:30
Dissemination Plan and Report (b) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:30
Network analytics application migration report (a) Documents, reports 2019-10-03 13:24:30

Take a look to the deliverables list in detail:  detailed list of dReDBox deliverables.

 Publications

year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2018 Andrea Reale, Dimitris Syrivelis
Experiences and challenges in building next-gen optically disaggregated datacenters
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IEEE Conference on Photonics and Switching in Computing 2019-10-09
2017 N. Terzenidis, M. Moralis-Pegios, C. Vagionas, S. Pitris, E. Chatzianagnostou, P. Maniotis, D. Syrivelis, L. Tassiulas, A. Miliou, N. Pleros, K. Vyrsokinos
Optically-Enabled Bloom Filter Label Forwarding Using a Silicon Photonic Switching Matrix
published pages: 4758-4765, ISSN: 0733-8724, DOI: 10.1109/JLT.2017.2760013
Journal of Lightwave Technology 35/21 2019-10-09
2018 Adaranijo Peters, George Oikonomou, Georgios Zervas
In Compute/Memory Dynamic Packet/Circuit Switch Placement for Optically Disaggregated Data Centers
published pages: B164, ISSN: 1943-0620, DOI: 10.1364/JOCN.10.00B164
Journal of Optical Communications and Networking 10/7 2019-10-09
2018 Joshua Benjamin, Georgios Zervas
Parallel Star-coupler OCS Architectures using Distributed Hardware Schedulers
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IEEE Conference on Photonics in Switching and Computing 2019-10-09
2018 Qianqiao Chen, Vaibhawa Mishra, Jose Nunez-Yanez, Georgios Zervas
Reconfigurable Network Stream Processing on Virtualized FPGA Resources
published pages: 1-11, ISSN: 1687-7195, DOI: 10.1155/2018/8785903
International Journal of Reconfigurable Computing 2018 2019-10-09
2018 Paris Andreades, Georgios Zervas
Parallel Distributed Schedulers for Scalable Photonic Integrated Packet Switching
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IEEE Conference on Photonics in Switching and Computing 2019-10-09
2018 Emmanouil Pissadakis, Nikolaos Alachiotis, Panagiotis Skrimponis, Dimitris Theodoropoulos, Thanasis Korakis and Dionisios Pnevmatikatos
ReFiRe: efficient deployment of Remote Fine-grained Reconfigurable accelerators
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology FPT 2018 2019-10-09
2017 Dimitris Syrivelis, Andrea Reale, Kostas Katrinis, Ilias Syrigos, Maciej Bielski, Dimitris Theodoropoulos, Dionisios Pnevmatikatos and Georgios Zervas
A Software-defined Architecture and Prototype for Disaggregated Memory Rack Scale Systems
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International Conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, Modeling, and Simulation Annual 2019-10-03
2016 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
Rack-scale disaggregated cloud data centers: The dReDBox project vision
published pages: 690-695, ISSN: , DOI:
2016 Design, Automation Test in Europe Conference Exhibition (DATE) Annual 2019-10-03
2017 Nikolaos Alachiotis, Dimitris Theodoropoulos, Dionisios Pnevmatikatos
Versatile Deployment of FPGA Accelerators in Disaggregated Data Centers: a Bioinformatics Case Study
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
27th International Conference on Field-Programmable Logic and Applications Annual 2019-10-03
2017 Dimitris Theodoropoulos, Nikolaos Alachiotis, Dionisios Pnevmatikatos
FPGA-based Evaluation Platform for Disaggregated Computing
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
International Conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, MOdeling, and Simulation Annual 2019-10-03
2017 Hugo Meyer, José Carlos Sancho, Josue V. Quiroga, Ferad Zyulkyarov, Damián Roca, Mario Nemirovsky
Disaggregated Computing. An Evaluation of Current Trends for Datacentres
published pages: 685-694, ISSN: 1877-0509, DOI: 10.1016/j.procs.2017.05.129
Procedia Computer Science 108 2019-10-03
2017 Heng Liu, Adaranijo Peters, Miquel Garrich, and Georgios Zervas
OSNR Aware Composition of Open and Disaggregated Optical Node and Network
published pages: , ISSN: 1943-0620, DOI:
IEEE Journal of Optical Communications and Networking 2019-10-03
2017 Carlos Vega, Jose Fernando Zazo, Hugo Meyer, Ferad Zyulkyarov, S. Lopez-Buedo and Javier Aracil
Diluting the Scalability Boundaries: Exploring the Use of Disaggregated Architectures for High-Level Network Data Analysis
published pages: , ISSN: , DOI:
IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications Annual 2019-10-03

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