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Thesis - Real Time OS for packet processing on Linux

Linköping, Sweden
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Date: Dec 6, 2018

Thesis – Real Time OS for packet processing on Linux

 

Background

 

Mobile networks are used all over the world and are the corner stone for the networked society, where everything shall be connected. To support the vast amount and diversity of data expected in future networks, Ericsson are developing products to drive and support the networked society. The subjects for Master Thesis are defined to investigate and develop algorithms, architecture, tools etc. to support huge increase of speech, data and massive IoT for Radio Access Networks.

 

 

Thesis Description

 

 

DPDK stands for Data Plane Development Kit. DPDK is a set of libraries and drivers for fast packet processing and these libraries can be used to receive and send packets within the minimum number of CPU cycles. DPDK is designed to run on any processors. The first supported CPU was Intel x86 and it is now extended to IBM POWER and ARM. DPDK is an Open Source BSD licensed project.

 

For some advanced applications the level of services in DPDK is not enough, and more OS-like services are needed.

 

Task

  • Investigate the possibility of integrating DPDK and an existing open source RT OS to provide basic OS functionality e.g. application load and start.

 

The thesis will be concluded with a result presentation for the Ericsson team.

 

Last application date: 2018-12-13

 

For any further questions, please reach out to the Recruiter, Linnéa Korneliusson linnea.korneliusson@ericsson.com

 

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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Linköping || Stud&YP

Req ID: 266191