How to get best performance with NICs on Intel platforms

Source: This document is a step-by-step guide for getting high performance from DPDK applications on Intel platforms. 7.1. Hardware and Memory Requirements For best performance use an Intel Xeon class server system such as Ivy Bridge, Haswell or newer. Ensure that each memory channel has at least one memory DIMM inserted, and that the… Read More How to get best performance with NICs on Intel platforms

Open vSwitch* with DPDK Overview This article presents a high-level overview of Open vSwitch* with the Data Plane Development Kit (OvS-DPDK)—the high performance, open source virtual switch—and links to further technical articles that dive deeper into individual OvS-DPDK features. This article was written for users of OvS who want to know more about DPDK integration. Note: Users can download a… Read More Open vSwitch* with DPDK Overview

LACP bonding and Linux configuration

Source: This blog introduces Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) bonding and provides step-by-step configuration of LACP bonding on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and CentOS operating systems versions 6 and 7. Introduction Network bonding enables the combination of two or more network interfaces into a single-bonded (logical) interface, which increases the bandwidth and provides redundancy.… Read More LACP bonding and Linux configuration