[Bro] dpdk

Jan Grashöfer jan.grashoefer at gmail.com
Mon Apr 10 02:26:37 PDT 2017

Hi Ed,

thanks a lot for your detailed explanation!

> I believe there would be some benefits in the ability to run high-speed
> packet capture in VMs or Containers that are hosted on a cloud management
> system (CMS). The world of NFV and service function chaining (which
> encompasses IDSs such as Bro) often relies on DPDK applications.

With virtualization in mind, using DPDK for packet acquisition seems to
make sense.

> I don't know that these benefits are enough to justify the amount of
> development work it would take to implement and maintain a DPDK packet
> acquisition plugin. Just throwing out an answer to the question. :-)

At least it is worth a POC I think :)


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