[dpdk-users] Send data between two different DPDK applications

Nishant Verma vnish11 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 23:02:41 CEST 2016

Yes, this is for DPDK is designed for. Fast data transfer between two
you can try to run L2/L3 fwd on one machine and pktgen on another machine.

DPDK provide you framework for accessing the packet from NIC. On top of
that you have to write Client/Server Code. You can use open source library

On Mon, Aug 8, 2016 at 2:10 PM, Sandeep Rayapudi <rayapudisandeep at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> I'm trying to understand if data can be exchanged between two different
> DPDK applications running as different processes. This may be a dumb
> question but I couldn't find a way going through the documentation.
> Ultimately, I want to achieve the following:
> - Develop two standalone DPDA applications - client and server
> - Send a simple hello world message between them
> - Run these two applications on different Docker containers
> - Repeat the case in containers scenario.
> Please let me know what modules / features I can use in DPDK to achieve
> this.
> Thank you.


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