Software router state of the art

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 13:21:58 CDT 2008


On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 11:05 AM, Naveen Nathan <naveen at calpop.com> 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?

http://www.endace.com/our-products/ninja-appliances/NinjaProbe-NIDS

snort at 1g & 10g

-chris




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