Date Added: Jul 2012
In the rising tide of the Internet of things, more and more things in the world are connected to the Internet. Recently, data has kept growing at a rate more than four times of that expected in Moore's law. This explosion of data comes from various sources such as mobile phones, video cameras and sensor networks, which often present multidimensional characteristics. The huge amount of data brings many challenges on the management, transportation, and processing IT infrastructures. To address these challenges, the state-of-art large scale data center networks have begun to provide cloud services that are increasingly prevalent. However, how to build a good data center remains an open challenge.