Reply to post: Re: It's more than a SmartNIC

Meet the ‘DPU’ – accelerated network cards designed to go where CPUs and GPUs are too valuable to waste

The Original Steve

Re: It's more than a SmartNIC

It does sound truly ground-breaking.

I mean, a processing unit that does compression for storage, encryption for networking, running virtualisation for compute.

Who knows, in 10 years they may even combine them into a single, super-chip. Maybe call it something more generic like a central processing unit?

/stop sarcasm && stop snark

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