Tag Archives: Security

Achieving a Cloud Scale Architecture with DPU based SmartNICs

In the first blog of this series, I argued that it is function and not form that define a DPU (Data Processing Unit) based SmartNIC . I also introduce another category of data center NICs called an intelligent NIC (iNIC) which include both hardware transport and a programmable data path for virtual switch acceleration. These […]

Fighting Distributed Attacks (DDoS) with Distributed Defense

Part 1: The DDoS Threat and Changing Landscape of Protection Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been around for quite a while and their profile was raised again last month when Dyn Inc., one of the largest DNS provider sites, was hit with a very large scale (tens of millions of zombie agents) attack […]