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April 12, 2016 in Blog

Exploring eBPF, IO Visor and Beyond

I recently got acquainted with eBPF as the enabling technology for PLUMgrid’s distributed, programmable data-plane. While working on the product, perhaps due to my academic mindset,  my mind got piqued…
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January 19, 2016 in Blog

Linux eBPF Stack Trace Hack

Stack trace support by Linux eBPF will make many new and awesome things possible, however, it didn't make it into the just-released Linux 4.4, which added other eBPF features. Envisaging some time on…
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November 15, 2015 in Blog

Come and learn more about IO Visor at P4 Workshop

After a successful and exciting OPNFV Summit last week, you can learn more about IO Visor at the 2nd P4 Workshop by Stanford/ONRC on Wednesday, November 18th. At 3:00pm I'll discussing how IO Visor and…
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October 15, 2015 in Blog


Continuing from where I left before, in this post we would see some of the major changes in BPF that have happened recently – how it is evolving to be a very…
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September 9, 2015 in Blog


Recent post by Brendan Gregg inspired me to write my own blog post about my findings of how Berkeley Packet Filter (BPF) evolved, it’s interesting history and the immense powers…
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August 15, 2015 in Blog

Hello World!

First off: welcome to the IO Visor Project! We are excited for the birth of this community and thrilled about the future that lays ahead of us all. It has…
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August 14, 2015 in Blog

What are the implications of the IO Visor project and why it matters

IO Visor Project is an IO engine with set of development tools that resides between the Linux OS and hardware, along with a set of development tools. It is an…
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August 11, 2015 in Blog

Programmable IO across Virtual and Physical Infrastructures

In recent years, with the advent of virtualization, private and public clouds, the nature of application development and deployment has changed significantly. The demands on today's businesses require applications to…
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August 11, 2015 in Blog

Datacenter Security with IO Visor

Firewalls as intermediary networking devices have played an important role in protecting a company or organization's internal servers and hosts, but with networking functionality virtualized (NFV), more and more company…
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July 29, 2015 in Blog

Better Networking Through Networking

Immersed in the technology world, we tend to think of networking as linking machines, especially computers, to operate interactively. Before there were computers though, we might have said that networking…
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