NTT and Intel on Routing and Switching in Core and Edge in the SDN world

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"Network and IT professionals should consider software-based routers for many specific routing requirements. Specific parts of the network that can be in scope for software routing include data center routing; branch routing; and specific edge routing functions, such as broadband remote access, or BRAS, and Diameter, in the telecom network.

Router functions that are not currently in the scope of software-based routing include high-performance edge and core routers and routers with support for highly specialized (non-IP, legacy) protocols. "

This is the general impression and also conclusion from this Tech Target article.

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Title: Understanding the performance of Intel Server Platforms for Networking

Abstract: Explore the packet I/O data path from a NIC across PCI-Express to cache/memory and understand how to build efficient CPU code for networked applications.

Speaker: Venky Venkatesan, Intel Fellow, Chief Architect – Packet Processing and Networking Applications

Talk 2: Achieving 100Gbps Performance at Core with Poptrie and Kamuee Zero

Abstract: Utilizing a software router as a core router of an ISP is challenging as the requirements of performance and routing table size is high. At NTT Communications, we are working on a software router that satisfies these requirements. In this presentation, we introduce Poptrie, a fast and scalable software IP routing table lookup algorithm, and Kamuee Zero, a software router which integrates DPDK, RCU and Poptrie to achieve the requirements of core routers.

Speaker: Yudai Yamagishi, Research Engineer at NTT Communications

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