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DPDK vs Packetbeat: What are the differences?

DPDK: he Data Plane Development Kit consists of libraries to accelerate packet processing workloads *. DPDK is the Data Plane Development Kit that consists of libraries to accelerate packet processing workloads running on a wide variety of CPU architectures; *Packetbeat:** Open Source application monitoring & packet tracing system. 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.

DPDK and Packetbeat belong to "Network Monitoring" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by DPDK are:

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

On the other hand, Packetbeat provides the following key features:

  • Packetbeat Statistics: Contains high-level views like the network topology, the application layer protocols repartition, the response times repartition, and others
  • Packetbeat Search: This page enables you to do full text searches over the indexed network messages
  • Packetbeat Query Analysis: This page demonstrates more advanced statistics like the top N slow SQL queries, the database throughput or the most common MySQL erro

Packetbeat is an open source tool with 7.48K GitHub stars and 2.54K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Packetbeat's open source repository on GitHub.

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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.

    What is Packetbeat?

    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.

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