Network Driver Performance. Outline. Software features for high performance NICs Some of the top features include: Scatter-Gather DMA Automatic Tuning of resources Task Offloading support for IPv6 Hardware features for high performance NICs Some of the top features include:
Network Driver Performance
Note: The mention of packets is relevant to NDIS 5.x drivers and translates to NetBuffers and NetBufferLists for NDIS 6.0 drivers on Windows codenamed “Longhorn”
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Receive Side Scaling
One processor per NIC Multiple processors per NIC
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