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From: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
To: Pablo de Lara <pablo.de.lara.guarch@intel.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/3] New Thread Safe Hash Library
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:30:23 -0700
Message-ID: <20140918153023.63abc3b1@urahara> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1411036471-3822-1-git-send-email-pablo.de.lara.guarch@intel.com>

On Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:34:28 +0100
Pablo de Lara <pablo.de.lara.guarch@intel.com> wrote:

> This is an alternative hash implementation to the existing hash library. 
> This patch set provides a thread safe hash implementation, it allows users 
> to use multiple readers/writers working on a same hash table.
> Main differences between the previous and the new implementation are:
> - Multiple readers/writers can work on the same hash table, 
>   whereas in the previous implementation writers could not work 
>   on the table at the same time readers do.
> - Previous implementation returned an index to a table after a lookup. 
>   This implementation returns 8-byte integers or pointers to external data.
> - Maximum entries to be looked up in bursts is 64, instead of 16.
> - Maximum key length has being increased to 128, instead of a maximum of 64.
> Basic implementation:
> - A sparse table containing buckets (64-byte long) with hashes,
>   most of which are empty, and indexes to the second table.
> - A compact table containing keys for final matching, 
>   plus data associated to them.

There is already a cool resizeable hash table as part of userspace
RCU which is thread safe.

      parent reply	other threads:[~2014-09-18 22:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-09-18 10:34 Pablo de Lara
2014-09-18 10:34 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 1/3] eal: add const in prefetch functions Pablo de Lara
2014-09-18 10:34 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 2/3] lib/librte_tshash: New Thread Safe Hash library for DPDK Pablo de Lara
2014-09-18 10:34 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 3/3] app/test: Added unit tests for Thread Safe Hash library Pablo de Lara
2014-09-18 12:21 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH 0/3] New Thread Safe Hash Library Neil Horman
2014-09-18 15:31   ` De Lara Guarch, Pablo
2014-09-18 15:45     ` Thomas Monjalon
2014-09-18 16:09     ` Neil Horman
2014-09-18 22:30 ` Stephen Hemminger [this message]

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