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Open Source Packet Filtering: eBPF at FOSDEM’19

By Quentin Monnet | Feb 13, 2019

Time flies! One year has passed already since our coverage of FOSDEM 2018, and the 2019 edition shows that eBPF continues to draw a lot of attention! The event took place as usual in Brussels, on the first weekend of February. In spite of the snow that fell on the Belgian capital most of the day Saturday, more than 8,000 people were expected to attend what might be the biggest Open Source event in Europe.

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ODSA Workshop Report: Working Toward an Open Multi-Chiplet Architecture

By Bapi Vinnakota | Feb 04, 2019

The ODSA workgroup held its (First) Workshop on January 29th. We had a very good turnout - almost 70 attendees from 30 plus companies and with 12 speakers from 8 companies.

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ODSA Use Cases – The Business Value is Way Too Strong

By Sujal Das | Jan 23, 2019

It has been more than six months since the ODSA Workgroup started working together on an informal basis. The Workgroup has grown, released a very detailed technical white paper and is heading toward its first workshop on January 29.

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The ODSA Workshop: Starting off the New Year With an Important Milestone

By Bapi Vinnakota | Jan 03, 2019

January is a big month for the Open Domain-Specific Architecture Workgroup (ODSA) effort, and it all starts off with the first workshop at the end of January. In addition to a brief status update, the workshop will focus on three big goals in 2019:

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Ever Deeper with BPF – An Update on Hardware Offload Support

By Quentin Monnet | Nov 07, 2018

Netronome’s Agilio CX and FX SmartNICs are capable of running BPF programs, directly offloaded from the Linux kernel. This feature has been supported for a couple of years now. Several presentations of BPF hardware offload have been made by the BPF engineering team in conferences such as Netdev 1.2, Netdev 2.2 or even FOSDEM 2018, or in webinars such as our recent webinars on BPF just-in-time (JIT) compiler, offload internals, and tooling.