Netronome's half-day tutorial on host data plane acceleration at ACM SIGCOMM 2018 introduced attendees to models for host data plane acceleration and provided an in-depth understanding of SmartNIC deployment models at hyperscale cloud vendors and telecom service providers.
Jakub Kicinski is a long term Linux kernel contributor, who has been leading the kernel team at Netronome for the last two years. Jakub’s major contributions include the creation of BPF hardware offload mechanisms in the kernel and bpftool user space utility, as well as work on the Linux kernel side of OVS offload.
David Beckett is a Software Engineer at Netronome with a strong technical background of computer networks including academic research with DDoS. David has expertise in the areas of Linux architecture and computer programming. David has a Masters Degree in Electrical, Electronic Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast and continues as a PhD student studying Emerging Application Layer DDoS threats.