[j-nsp] Whitebox 10Gb/s capture challenge

Michele Bergonzoni bergonz at labs.it
Fri Jan 13 09:04:52 EST 2012

>> So, my challenge is keeping the price point is something around $1000-$1500 - basically the 10Gb version of a 1u gigE capture system.

If Linux is OK take a look at the PF_RING socket, used in the open 
source solution ntop and in the hardware appliances they build, but 
available in the current Linux kernel. Take a look at


And to the links from there. They studied the subject in great depth, 
including the NIC driver architecture.


Ing. Michele Bergonzoni - Laboratori Guglielmo Marconi S.p.a.
Phone:+39-051-4392826 e-mail: bergonz at labs.it

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