Currently, there are a number of synchronization mechanisms available, and it is left to the application developer to choose an appropriate one to minimize overall synchronization overhead.
Application programmers sometimes write hand-coded synchronization routines rather than using constructs provided by a threading API in order to reduce synchronization overhead or provide different functionality than existing constructs offer.
Learn about the concept of jumbo frames in Open vSwitch* with the Data Plane Development Kit (OvS-DPDK), as well as how to configure and test jumbo frame support for DPDK-enabled ports on an OvS bridge.
Intel's contributions to SDN/NFV including DPDK, ONP (OPNFV), servers and network adapters, and more!
The PCOMMIT instruction has been deprecated.
This article focuses on the steps to improve software performance with vectorization. Included are examples of full applications along with some simpler cases to illustrate the steps to vectorization.
By Jacob Munkberg, Jon Hasselgren, Petrik Clarberg, Magnus Andersson and Tomas Akenine-Möller