[dpdk-announce] DPDK 16.07 released

Thomas Monjalon thomas.monjalon at 6wind.com
Thu Jul 28 23:39:07 CEST 2016

Once again, a great release from the impressive DPDK community:

The statistics are awesome:
	955 patches from 115 authors
	839 files changed, 127162 insertions(+), 24668 deletions(-)

There are 50 new contributors
(including authors, reviewers and testers):
Thanks to Adam Bynes, Ajit Khaparde, Akhil Goyal, Alex Wang,
Amin Tootoonchian, Anupam Kapoor, Björn Töpel, Chaeyong Chong,
David Christensen, Dmitriy Yakovlev, Dumitru Ceara, Eoin Breen,
Fengtian Guo, Guruprasad Mukundarao, Hiroyuki Mikita, Ian Stokes,
Ido Barnea, Jeff Guo, John Guzik, Juan Antonio Montesinos,
Juhamatti Kuusisaari, Maxime Coquelin, Michael Habibi, Nikhil Rao,
Patrik Andersson, Radoslaw Biernacki, Raslan Darawsheh, Ricardo Salveti,
Ricky Li, Ronghua Zhang, Sameh Gobriel, Sankar Chokkalingam,
Sergey Dyasly, Shreyansh Jain, Slawomir Rosek, Sony Chacko, Stephen Hurd,
Thadeu Lima de Souza Cascardo, Thomas Petazzoni, Tiwei Bie,
Vasily Philipov, Vincent Li, Wei Dai, WeiJie Zhuang, Wei Shen,
Xiaoban Wu, Xueqin Lin, Yari Adan Petralanda, Yongseok Koh, Zyta Szpak.

These new contributors are associated with these domain names:
6wind.com, awakenetworks.com, broadcom.com, caviumnetworks.com,
cisco.com, coriant.com, ericsson.com, free-electrons.com, gmail.com,
berkeley.edu, intel.com, linaro.org, mellanox.com, nxp.com, outlook.com,
qlogic.com, redhat.com, samsung.com, schaman.hu, semihalf.com,
shieldxnetworks.com, uml.edu, vmware.com.

Some highlights:
	* mempool reworked
	* KASUMI crypto
	* driver bnxt
	* driver for ThunderX
	* virtio for POWER8
	* virtio-user for containers
	* vhost-user client mode
	* packet capture framework

More details in the release notes:

The new features for the 16.11 cycle must be submitted before August 28.
The features properly reviewed and approved before October will be part
of the next release which will be a bit shorter (3 months) than before.

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Thanks everyone

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