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he Data Plane Development Kit consists of libraries to accelerate packet processing workloads
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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?

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DPDK's Features

  • Receive and Send Packets Within the Minimum Number of CPU Cycles
  • Develop Fast Packet Capture Algorithms
  • Run Third-Party Fast Path Stacks

DPDK Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to DPDK?
Beats is the platform for single-purpose data shippers. They send data from hundreds or thousands of machines and systems to Logstash or Elasticsearch.
Riemann aggregates events from your servers and applications with a powerful stream processing language. Send an email for every exception in your app. Track the latency distribution of your web app. See the top processes on any host, by memory and CPU.
It can monitor and classify system conditions like bandwidth usage or uptime and collect statistics from miscellaneous hosts as switches, routers, servers and other devices and applications.
Packetbeat agents sniff the traffic between your application processes, parse on the fly protocols like HTTP, MySQL, Postgresql or REDIS and correlate the messages into transactions.
Nagios XI
It is the most powerful and trusted network monitoring software on the market. It extends on proven, enterprise-class Open Source components to deliver the best network, server and application monitoring solution for today's demanding organizational requirements.
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DPDK's Followers
6 developers follow DPDK to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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