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VPP 105: Memory Management & DPDK APIs

VPP 105: Memory Management & DPDK APIs

Welcome to the 5th part of our VPP Guide series! Today, we will be asking ourselves practical questions regarding the various technologies & libraries managed in VPP – their usage, advantages, and management. Let’s jump right into it and ask ourselves: Why does DPDK use Hugepages? Hugepages Hugepages is one of the techniques used in […]

[Guide] Intro to Vector Packet Processing (VPP)

Welcome to our new series on how to build and program FD.io‘s Vector Packet Processing framework, also known as VPP. The name stems from VPP’s usage of vector processing, which can process multiple packets at a time with low latency. Single packet processing and high latency were a common occurrence in the older, scalar processing approach, […]

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The Future of Java

Oracle has made headlines and created community uproar when it announced that the Java SE platform will be undergoing major changes. The platform has had an interesting history of release cycles. At first, releases were lead by major features. No new feature meant no release – so new features determined release dates. It took, for […]

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PANTHEON.tech @ KubeCon & CloudNative Con 2019

Barcelona is a wonderful city and home of several important conferences, which PANTHOEN.tech attended in the past. Rastislav Szabó & Tomáš Jančiga returned to Barcelona this year, to attend KubeCon & CloudNative Con. With over 7700 participants, KubeCon was a massive event with lots of promising presentations. “KubeCon confirmed, that IT is moving towards cloud-native principles […]

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[lighty.io] BGP Route Reflector

The main goal of this project is to create a Docker container, that can be connected to an existing network and provide route-reflector functionality. We are using OpenDaylight-BGP plugin for this demonstration. What is a BGP route-reflector? The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a routing protocol, designed for TCP/IP internets. Since the Internal BGP (IBGP) […]

PANTHEON.tech @ ONS 2019

Our PANTHEON.tech all-star team, comprised of Juraj Veverka, Martin Varga, Róbert Varga & Štefan Kobza visited the Open Networking Summit North America 2019 (ONS), in the sunny town of San Jose, California. In the span of 3 days, keynotes and presentations were held with notable personalities and companies from various network companies & technological giants. “The networking part, was a welcoming mixture of old acquaintances & […]

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memif + T-REX: CNF Testing Made Easy

PANTHEON.tech’s developer Július Milan has managed to integrate memif into the T-REX Traffic Generator. T-REX is a traffic generator, which you can use to test the speed of network devices. Now you can test Cloud-Native Functions, which support memif natively in the cloud, without specialized network cards! Imagine a situation, where multiple cloud-native functions are […]

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[What Is] XDP/AF_XDP and its potential

What is XDP? XDP (eXpress Data Path) is an eBPF (extended Berkeley Packet Filter) implementation for early packet interception. Received packets are not sent to kernel IP stack directly, but can be sent to userspace for processing. Users may decide what to do with the packet (drop, send back, modify, pass to the kernel). A […]

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[What Is] Cloud-Native and its future

The methodology of cloud-native enables applications, as we know them, to function in a cloud environment and utilize it to the fullest. But what does the cloud offer, that wasn’t here before? Forecast: Cloudy Services that function in the cloud are characterized by an unlimited presence – they are accessed from anywhere, with a functional […]