[Bro] integrate FPGA\PF_RING supported NIC with Bro - offload

Seth Hall seth at corelight.com
Tue Nov 14 08:42:45 PST 2017

On 14 Nov 2017, at 11:20, william de ping wrote:

> It still seems like speeding up the reading of network traffic to Bro 
> can get you so far, no other ways of taking some of Bro's processing 
> and offload them to a network card\ FPGA card ?

There aren't any code paths in Bro that offload work into any 
specialized NICs.  It's fairly hard to find the exact right abstraction 
that would provide some benefit to Bro and still be technically 


Seth Hall * Corelight, Inc * www.corelight.com

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