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Monday, November 3 • 12:30 - 13:10
SoftPassthrough & User Space Switching, Better DPDK Solution for NFV Workload

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Today PCI passthrough is used for dataplane apps like VNF, for high performance and low latency. However, PCI passthrough has drawback that it break the portability of cloud app. For example, if an app is deployed on another host with different NIC, then it has to be re-packaged by the vendor. The soft passthrough provider a hardware agonitsc framework, which balance the decoupling requirement of apps and hardware, and high performance / low latency. With soft passthrough, at the cost of very little extra overhead compared with PCI passthrough, the similar performance/lagency goal can be attained.

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Dennis Gu

Chief Architect of Cloud Computing, Huawei
Dennis Gu is the Chief Architect of Cloud Computing and leading the technical planning and architecture designing of Huawei Cloud OS FusionSphere, and convergent infrastructure FusionCube. He is also the member of the planning group of “China Cloud” project of Ministry of Science and Technology. Dennis joined Huawei Technology in 1998 after graduating from Xian Jiaotong University, served as Chief Architect of Huawei Mobile... Read More →

Monday November 3, 2014 12:30 - 13:10
Room 202/203