10Gb/s Ethernet Performance and Retrospective

By: 
Steven Pope and David Riddoch
Appears in: 
CCR April 2007

This paper presents both a retrospective of the development of network interface architecture, and performance and conformance data from a range of contemporary devices sporting various performance enhancing technologies. The data shows that 10Gb/s networking is now possible without statefull offload and while consuming less than one CPU core on a contemporary commodity server.