Chapter 47. Getting started with DPDK
The data plane development kit (DPDK) provides libraries and network drivers to accelerate package processing in user space.
Administrators use DPDK, for example, in virtual machines to use Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) to reduce latencies and increase I/O throughput.
Red Hat does not support experimental DPDK APIs.
47.1. Installing the dpdk package
This section describes how to install the
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux is installed.
- A valid subscription is assigned to the host.
yumutility to install the
yum install dpdk
47.2. Additional resources
- For a list of network adapters that support SR-IOV on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, see Network Adapter Fast Datapath Feature Support Matrix.