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

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


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

Architecture used in this measurement study



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Academic researcher with a PhD degree in Computer Science. He writes about tools and experiences to boost your research, and occasionally orthogonal stuff