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Software Architecture

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Overview Document

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Release notes

The release notes included in the product packages contain descriptions of the latest product enhancements, error corrections and known errors.

Style Conventions

Bold typeface is used for names of, for instance, user interface elements and software components.

Italic typeface is used for replaceable text.

Monospaced typeface is used for code, commands and file names.

Abbreviations

3GA

Third-Generation Architecture

3GD

Third-Generation Driver (Napatech Software Suite)

4GA

Fourth-Generation Architecture

API

Application Programming Interface

Appl

APPLication

Buf

BUFfer

cmd

CoMmanD

cnt

CouNT

config, Config

CONFIGuration

CPU

Central Processing Unit

Dhcp

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

DMA

Direct Memory Access

DN

Document Number

Ext

EXTernal

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Fec

Forward Error Correction

FPGA

Field-Programmable Gate Array

GNU

GNU’s Not Unix

GPL

General Public License (GNU)

HAL

Hardware Abstraction Layer

HW

HardWare

Id, ID

IDentifier

Ids

IDentifierS

IFG

Inter-Frame Gap

info, Info

INFOrmation

ini

INItiator

Init

INITialization

Int

INTernal

IP

Internet Protocol

IPC

Inter-Process Communication

ISR

Interrupt Service Routine

Km

Key Matcher

LibNTAPI

LIBrary NapaTech Application Programming Interface

LibNTOS

LIBrary NapaTech Operating System

Max

MAXimum

MDI

Medium Dependent Interface

mmap

Memory MAP

NS

NanoSecond

NIM

Network Interface Module

nt, Nt, NT

NapaTech

ntapi, NTAPI

NapaTech Application Programming Interface

ntpl, Ntpl, NTPL

NapaTech Programming Language

Ntts, NTTS

NapaTech Time Synchronization

Num

NUMber

Numa, NUMA

Non-Uniform Memory Access

Os, OS

Operating System

PCAP

Packet CAPture

PCI

Peripheral Component Interconnect

Pps, PPS

Pulse-Per-Second

Ptp, PTP

Precision Time Protocol

QPI

QuickPath Interconnect

Rev.

REVision

Rx, RX

Receive

SDRAM

Synchronous Dynamic Random-Access Memory

SLB

Socket Load Balancing

Stat

STATistics

Sync

SYNChronization

Tcam

Ternary Content-Adressable Memory

TCP

Transmission Control Protocol

Tx, TX

Transmission/Transmit

Unix, UNIX

UNiplexed Information and Computing System

References