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Enable Virtual Customer Premises Equipment (vCPE) with OpenStack* Part 2: Prepare the Virtual Network Functions

Part 2 of a three-part series, this blog post shows how to emulate two types of virtual network functions (VNFs) when setting up virtual Customer Premises Equipment (vCPE) in OpenStack*. The images being created are the bump-in-the-wire operation, such as frame-forwarding (L2 VNF), and software routing (L3 VNF).
Authored by Emma F. (Intel) Last updated on 07/13/2018 - 14:32
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Enable Virtual Customer Premises Equipment (vCPE) with OpenStack* Part 3: Create the Networks

Part 3 of the network functions virtualization (NFV) blog posts shows how to create networks in OpenStack* that are backed by physical networks. Use this procedure for virtual Customer Premises Equipment (vCPE) to provide additional functions between an Internet service provider (ISP) and your customer.
Authored by Emma F. (Intel) Last updated on 07/13/2018 - 14:32
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Open vSwitch* with Data Plane Development Kit: vHost User Multiqueue Configuration and Use

Configure the multiqueue feature on a vHost-user for a virtual machine (VM) connected to Open vSwitch (OvS) with the Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK). This tutorial demonstrates the utility commands to configure the feature at the vSwitch, QEMU, and VM levels, and describes the test traffic required to verify that multiqueue is working correctly.
Authored by Ian S. (Intel) Last updated on 03/05/2019 - 22:48
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Profile Data Plane Development Kit Code with Intel® VTune™ Amplifier

Use Intel® VTune™ Amplifier to profile DPDK micro benchmarks with your application. This comprehensive reference provides guidelines and instructions.
Authored by Muthurajan Jayakumar (Intel) Last updated on 03/05/2019 - 22:48
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The Jumbo Frames Feature in Data Plane Development Kit with Open vSwitch*

Learn how to configure jumbo frame support for DPDK-enabled ports on an Open vSwitch* (OvS) bridge and also how memory management for jumbo frames works.
Authored by Last updated on 03/05/2019 - 22:48
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Data Plane Development Kit Link Aggregation Configuration and Use in Open vSwitch*

Configure the DPDK link aggregation feature. Link aggregation combines multiple network connections in parallel to increase throughput beyond what a single connection could sustain.
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