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Wednesday, May 21 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Building a Virtual Router - Stephen Hemminger, Vyatta

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The Linux ecosystem provides a wealth of components that can be used to build network applications. This talk focuses on the open source libraries that making building a high performance virtual router possible. It will discuss the Intel DataPlane Development Kit (DPDK) which provides high performance user mode networking; ØMQ which provides reliable messaging infrastructure; and userspace Read Copy Update (RCU) which allows for lock free threaded applications. The presentation will also address the challenges of offloading network functions from Linux.

The intended audience is anyone interested in building network applications and also interacting with multiple open source projects.


Stephen Hemminger

Principal Software Architect, Vyatta
Stephen is a Principal Software Architect at Vyatta, a division of Brocade in the advanced development team responsible for the Virtual Distributed Router. He is the maintainer of the Linux bridging subsystem and several drivers. He has spoken at many Linux conferences including LinuxCon... Read More →

Wednesday May 21, 2014 2:00pm - 2:50pm

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