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packetC Language and Parallel Processing of Masked Databasesby Ralph Duncan, Peder Jungck and Kenneth Ross


Network packet processing's increasing speeds and volume create an incentive to use parallel processing. Such processing often involves comparing selected packet data to the contents of large tables (e.g., for routing packets or controlling system access). Thus, commercial systems often use multiple network processors [1] to provide parallel processing in general and use associative memory chips to provide parallel table operations in particular. Parallel network programming is usually done in a C dialect with ...

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