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Category: Acceleration

Achieving 10Gbps Write-to-disk Performance (Part 3)

It’s been a very busy  few weeks. Today, I’m on the train headed for NYC so I have some spare time to make a blog entry. This is a continuation of a short blog series about the four C’s of high-performance write-to-disk; namely: capture, controller, cores, and cache. Today it is about controller acceleration; specifically, [...]

Accelerated Snort with a Custom DAQ Module

I am sharing this video as a follow-up to last week’s blog entry about hardware acceleration. With permission from our customer (undisclosed), I captured a very short video clip of sixteen (16) instances of Snort 2.9.x running under a load.

Achieving 10Gbps Write-to-disk Performance (Part 2)

This is the second in a five-part blog series on how nPulse Technologies achieves wire-speed capture-to-disk performance at 10Gbps. Napatech NT20E2 Capture Adapter (above) Design Rule #1:  Capture Acceleration The first and most important component for high-performance network recording is to use a network adapter designed specifically for packet capture.