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Accelerators, Accelerators, Accelerators

By Ron Renwick | Oct 05, 2018

Who among us can’t forget Steve Ballmer’s animated performance at the Microsoft developers conference those years ago? As intense as he was, he was also right. Developers were key to Microsoft’s success. Fast forward to 2018 and a slightly different look at a Microsoft initiative. Well, Open19 is more about LinkedIn, but the ownership goes up to Microsoft.

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Host Data Plane Acceleration Tutorial @ ACM SIGCOMM

By Simon Horman | Sep 05, 2018

Netronome was privileged to present a half day tutorial on host data plane acceleration at ACM SIGCOMM in Budapest on August 20, 2018. The tutorial introduced attendees to models for host data plane acceleration and provided an in-depth understanding of SmartNIC deployment models at hyperscale cloud vendors and telecom service providers. An emphasis was given throughout the tutorial to open source resources available for research and product development.

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Linux Kernel 4.18 Brings Some XDP Love

By David Beckett | Aug 29, 2018

This month marks the release of both kernel 4.18 and our eBPF sample repository. The kernel capabilities have been improved with the release of AF_XDP, allowing for user space applications to bypass the networking stack and communicate directly with the XDP driver.

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Hello ​XDP_DROP

By David Beckett | Aug 23, 2018

For the last few years extended Berkeley Packet Filter (eBPF) has been the topic of interest for kernel developers and researchers, however this is no longer the case.

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Better Than a New Support Website: A Centralized Hub for Help and Assistance

By Quentin Monnet | Aug 15, 2018

You might have used the legacy Netronome support web page in the past. This site served us well for the last decade. However, we want to provide the best user experience for our customers — or simply to people looking for detailed information about our products and services. Therefore, a few months ago, we decided that the old platform needed to be updated. But far beyond a simple refreshing, we wanted to rethink the way we share knowledge with the users of our Agilio SmartNICs.