Accelerating with XDP over Mellanox ConnectX NICs

Originally published at: https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/accelerating-with-xdp-over-mellanox-connectx-nics/

This post was originally published on the Mellanox blog. XDP (eXpress Data Path) is a programmable data path in the Linux kernel network stack. It provides a framework to BPF and can enable high performance packet processing at runtime. XDP works in concert with the Linux network stack and is not a kernel bypass. Because…