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Powering the Future of Network Software & Applications

The Open Source Data Plane Development Kit Accelerating Network Performance

DPDK 24.03 is now available for download

Why Run DPDK?

Users can significantly accelerate their network applications’ performance due to DPDK’s efficient run-to-completion model and optimized libraries that ensure all necessary resources are allocated upfront.

Use Cases

Data centers, network edge, network infrastructure, experimental applications and more

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Efficient, scalable and flexible, facilitating rapid development and deployment

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A comprehensive set to accelerate tasks across various computing environments

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Supported Hardware

A broad spectrum of processors and Network Interface Controllers (NICs)

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Event Update

DPDK Summit 2023

A big thank you to everyone who travelled from around the world to make this year’s event a resounding success!

The session videos are now live!

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“Myth-busting DPDK – Revealed: the Past, Present, and Future of the Most Popular Data Plane Development Kit in the World: > Read the Whitepaper

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The work of developing libraries for fast packet processing could not happen without the generous support of our members.


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Development of DPDK is led by a diverse group of technical, open source contributors. Everyone is welcome.

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