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FD.io Release 20.01 Improves Multicore IPSec

By Linux Foundation Networking | Mar 23 2020

The rise in worker mobility and increasingly complex multi-cloud architectures is escalating organizations’ reliance on encryption. This puts computational strain on VPN products, especially as they evolve, for example, from 1 to 10 to 40 Gbps or more. Traditional router/VPN appliances buckle under the load, forcing the quest for higher performance solutions that won’t break the bank.

High-performance IPSec is an application where VPP clearly shines – especially when compared to traditional solutions underpinned by kernel-based, single packet at a time processing approaches. In fact, one vendor who has productized VPP reports observing the following performance numbers (based on AES-GCM-128 encrypted IMIX traffic being processed by a stock Intel® Xeon® Gold 6130 CPU @ 2.10GHz CPU):

  • 3.07 MPPS (8.86 Gbps) (QAT assist)
  • 2.13 MPPS (6.14 Gbps) (no QAT assist)

That was on a single core.

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Introducing Universal Deep Packet Inspection (UDPI), a new FD.io Project

By Ni, Hongjun | Feb 28 2020

The Universal Deep Packet Inspection (UDPI) project is a reference framework to build a high performance solution for Deep Packet Inspection, integrated with the general purpose FD.io VPP stack. It leverages industry regex matching library to provide a rich set of features, which can be used in IPS/IDS, Web Firewall and similar applications. It also can be integrated into 5G, Edge, and Cloud Networking for application based services. The initial code contributions are from Intel and Travelping. So far, there are 17 organizations joined and 20 committers, including Intel, ZTE, China Telecom, HuachenTel, Inspur, Yxlink, Sunyainfo, Tencent, China Unicom, Huawei, QingCloud, Netgate, Alibaba, 360, Trend Micro, Nokia, HAOHAN Data.

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Fast Data Project’s Vector Packet Processor (VPP) Release 20.01

By Linux Foundation | Jan 31 2020

SAN JOSE – FD.io (“Fido”) – an open source project within The Linux Foundation’s LF Networking (LFN) – announced the availability of FD.io Vector Packet Processor (VPP) software release 20.01.

With release 20.01 FD.io VPP includes multiple queue/core support with all it’s drivers and end to end Generic Segment Offload (GSO). VPP release 20.01 is also showing incredilble IPsec throughput results.

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Fast Data Project’s Release 19.08 Enriches Data Plane Leadership and Deployment Effiency

By Jill Lovato | Sep 18 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – FD.io (“Fido”) – an open source project within The Linux Foundation’s LF Networking (LFN), specifically focused on becoming the world’s packet processing data plane for secure network infrastructure applications – today announced the availability of VPP software release 19.08. The release provides significant additions and enhancements to the Vector Packet Processing’s (VPP) network stack, host stack, and management infrastructure – furthering its breakthrough packet processing performance and strengthening ease of deployment and manageability.

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Introducing Hybrid Information-Centric Networking (hICN), a new FD.io Project

By Luca Muscariello | Feb 20 2019

Hybrid Information-Centric Networking (hICN) is a new way of thinking about networking that we are bringing to FD.io. With hICN, communications are centered around the “what” instead of the “where,” and the core network principles are pivoted toward this core idea.

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FD.io Brings Improvements to Kubernetes Networking with Sixth Release

By Jill Lovato | Apr 3 2018 , San Francisco

FD.io (“Fido”), An open source project within The Linux Foundation – relentlessly focused on data speed and efficiency supporting the creation of high-performance, flexible, and scalable cloud native infrastructures, today announced the availability of its 18.01 software release. Focused on enhancements to improve Kubernetes Networking, Istio, and cloud native network functions virtualization (NFV), 18.01 is FD.io’s sixth software release.

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