Transforming a traditional home gateway into a hardware-accelerated SDN switch

Nowadays, traditional home gateways must support increasingly complex applica-tions while keeping their cost reasonably low. Software Defined Networking (SDN) would simplify the management of those devices, but such an approach is typically reserved …

Introducing SmartNICs in Server-based Data Plane Processing: the DDoS Mitigation Use Case

In the recent years, the complexity of the network data plane and their requirements in terms of agility has increased significantly, with many network functions now implemented in software and executed directly in datacenter servers. To avoid …

Securing Linux with a faster and scalable iptables

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