Intel Data Plane Development Kit (Intel DPDK) with VMware Vsphere
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August 12, 2014Download PDF
This paper describes the Intel® Data Plane Development Kit (Intel® DPDK) 1.6 with VMware vSphere® (VMware® ESXi) 5.5 solution. Intel DPDK packet processing software running on standard Intel® architecture-based servers can now perform tasks that were traditionally assigned to hardware, such as application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). The Intel DPDK with VMware vSphere solution can be used to rapidly migrate legacy applications from non-virtualized, dedicated proprietary hardware to high performance, high throughput, and highly efficient cloud-ready environments.