September 20, 2017

Characterizing Large-Scale Production Reliability for 100G Optical Interconnect in Facebook Data Centers

Frontiers in Optics / Laser Science (FiO/LS)

By: Abhijit Chakravarty, Srinivasan Giridharan, Matt Kelly, Ashwin Poojary, Vincent Zeng

Abstract

Facebook is deploying cost effective 100G CWDM4 transceivers in data centers. This paper describes the post production performance monitoring system which is being implemented to identify optical interconnect early failure modes.