Characterizing transmission of data segments within a switch fabric using multiple counters for each destination node

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7480246
APP PUB NO 20070189283A1
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11738561

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In one embodiment, data segments routed through a switch fabric are identified as being either a first or a second type. First and second counters are maintained for a destination node to characterize the transmission of data segments of the corresponding type within the switch fabric. For each first-type time period, all transmitted data segments are identified as being the first type. For each second-type time period, all transmitted data segments are identified as being the second type. The first- and second-type time periods are interleaved. The first counter is reset after termination of each first-type time period and the second counter is reset after termination of each second-type time period to correct for a possible error in characterizing the transmission of the data segments within the switch fabric during the corresponding time period.

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INTEL CORPORATIONSANTA CLARA, CA29226

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Agarwal, Gaurav San Jose , US 39 334
Mo, Jeonghoon Santa Clara , US 13 176
Musacchio, John T Berkeley , US 5 190
Walrand, Jean Berkeley , US 17 647

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