Overcoming Tail Latency with Netronome SmartNICs

By Ron Renwick | Jul 11, 2019

Netronome explains why tail latency can have a crippling effect in data center infrastructures, why it is important for hyperscalers to overcome its challenges, and how Netronome SmartNICs can solve the problem of high tail latency.


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.


Making Good, Informed Choices in a Meltdown/Spectre World

By Ron Renwick | Mar 19, 2018

Don't Panic. There has been a great deal of press surrounding the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. This is increasing the number of questions we receive about our readiness to handle bug mitigation while the general-purpose processor companies address the flaws in their next generation chips and OS companies present us with patches.


The Network Infrastructure Matters

By Ron Renwick | Nov 14, 2017

At SDN NFV World Congress in The Hague I was asked a very interesting question. An engineer from Corning was walking the exhibition floor looking for people to connect with on a business or technical level and he was having a hard time. (For those who don’t know, Corning makes more than the glass used on our Smart phones.


Netronome and Qualcomm: Together Enabling Operators to Realize the Cost and Efficiency Promises of NFV

By Ron Renwick | Nov 08, 2017

The promise of NFV has always been that large, powerful, network-centric applications can be moved from purpose-built appliances and onto commodity servers.