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Title: FABRIC: A National-ScaleProgrammable ExperimentalNetwork Infrastructure
FABRIC is a unique national research infrastructure to enable cutting-edge andexploratory research at-scale in networking, cybersecurity, distributed computing andstorage systems, machine learning, and science applications. It is an everywhere-programmable nationwide instrument comprised of novel extensible network elementsequipped with large amounts of compute and storage, interconnected by high speed,dedicated optical links. It will connect a number of specialized testbeds for cloudresearch (NSF Cloud testbeds CloudLab and Chameleon), for research beyond 5Gtechnologies (Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research or PAWR), as well as productionhigh-performance computing facilities and science instruments to create a rich fabric fora wide variety of experimental activities.
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