Part VII/B — NVIDIA Mellanox Bluefield-2 SmartNIC Hands-On Tutorial: To Offload or Not To Offload? Continued

Levente Csikor
CodeX
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15 min readMay 7, 2021

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We continue our quest on the offloading topic (Part VII/A) and investigate the packet processing performance with pktgen.

Architecture

For the measurements, I prepare the machines to materialize the architecture depicted below.

Architecture used in this measurement study

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Levente Csikor
CodeX
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Researcher with a PhD degree in Computer Science. He writes about tools and experiences to boost your research, and occasionally orthogonal stuff. (cslev.vip)