Statistically partitioned, low power TCAM

F Basci, T Kocak

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Network search engines based on ternary CAMs are widely used in routers. However, due to parallel search nature of TCAMs power consumption becomes a critical issue. In this paper, we propose an architecture that partitions the lookup table into multiple TCAM portions based on individual TCAM cell status and achieves up to 30% power reduction
Translated title of the contributionStatistically partitioned, low power TCAM
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2nd Annual IEEE Northeast Workshop on Circuits and Systems, Montreal, Canada
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages129 - 132
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0780383222
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2004
Event2nd IEEE Northeast Workshop on Circuits and Systems - Montreal, Canada
Duration: 1 Jun 2004 → …


Conference2nd IEEE Northeast Workshop on Circuits and Systems
Period1/06/04 → …

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Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: 2nd Annual IEEE Northeast Workshop on Circuits and Systems
Conference Organiser: IEEE
Rose publication type: Conference contribution

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  • CAM
  • ternary CAM
  • low power
  • IP lookup
  • routing table


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