This paper proposes the use of fat-tree topology in data center network and discuss its benefit. Architecture is described, including the addressing scheme, routing mechanism, flow scheduling for load-balancing.

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   title = "A Scalable, Commodity Data Center Network Architecture",
   author = "Mohammad Al-Fares and Alexander Loukissas and Amin Vahdat",
   booktitle = "Proc SIGCOMM",
   page = "63--74",
   month = "Aug",
   year = "2008",
   address = "Seattle WA",