Networking

netmap: A Novel Framework for Fast Packet I/O

Date Added: Jan 2012
Format: Webcast

Many applications (routers, traffic monitors, firewalls, etc.) need to send and receive packets at line rate even on very fast links. In this webcast, the presenter presents netmap, a novel framework that enables commodity operating systems to handle the millions of packets per seconds traversing 1..10 Gbit/s links, without requiring custom hardware or changes to applications.