Use Cases Benefiting from the Optimization of Small Networking Data Packets using DPDK, an Open Source Solution
The Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) is a set of optimized data plane software libraries and drivers that can be used to accelerate packet processing on Intel® architecture.
The folks here at Intel see me as a bit of an Ubuntu fanboy. For the most part, I spend a lot of time in the lab working on the ONP Server using CentOS.
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UPDATE: 16 June 2015 - The vhost-user patch was accepted and committed
It is an exciting time to be a software developer in the networking space and as the roles of engineer are changing so too are the rules.