Software Architecture

Intel® PAC
Napatech SmartNIC
Overview Document

In this document

This document gives an overview of the software architecture for Napatech Link™ Software. It includes an introduction to the concepts of the driver software, and a description of the features available.
Note: This document refers to functionality related to use with Napatech SmartNICs with fourth-generation architecture (also referred to as 4GA) as well as with the Intel® Programmable Acceleration Card with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA. For users of Napatech SmartNICs with third-generation architecture (also referred to as 3GA), please refer to the appropriate documentation relevant for Napatech 3GA SmartNICs.