What is DPDK?
DPDK is the Data Plane Development Kit that consists of libraries to accelerate packet processing workloads running on a wide variety of CPU architectures.
DPDK is a tool in the Network Monitoring category of a tech stack.
DPDK is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to DPDK's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses DPDK?
3 companies reportedly use DPDK in their tech stacks, including Seastar, Packetwerk, and skydive.
4 developers on StackShare have stated that they use DPDK.
Why developers like DPDK?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use DPDK
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- Receive and Send Packets Within the Minimum Number of CPU Cycles
- Develop Fast Packet Capture Algorithms
- Run Third-Party Fast Path Stacks
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