OPTICAL ANSWERS TO GRID QUESTIONS. Karen McPherson C.S. Major Radford University. SOURCE. “Grid-Controlled Lightpaths for High Performance Grid Applications"
Administrator implemented over the internet - are too slow and unreliable
User Access Layer
Service Provisioning Layer
Resource Management Layer
Cross-connect devices and lightpathsArchitecture
Figure 1. The User Controlled Lightpath Management System is represented by three main layers: User Access Layer (UAL), Service Provisioning Layer (SPL), and the Resource Management Layer (RML)