Software router state of the art

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at
Wed Jul 23 18:21:58 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 11:05 AM, Naveen Nathan <naveen at> wrote:
>> The Endace DAG cards claim they can move 7 gbps over a PCI-X bus from
>> the NIC to main DRAM. They claim a full 10gbps on a PCIE bus.
> I wonder, has anyone heard of this used for IDS? I've been looking at
> building a commodity SNORT solution, and wondering if a powerful network
> card will help, or would the bottleneck be in processing the packets and
> overhead from the OS?

snort at 1g & 10g


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