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Available buffers in the memory space of a guest operating system of a virtual machine are provided to a network interface controller (NIC) for use during direct memory access (DMA) and the guest operating system is notified accordingly when data is written into such available buffers. These capabilities obviate the requirement of using hypervisor memory as a staging area to determine which virtual machine to forward incoming data.

Title
System and method for reducing communication overhead between network interface controllers and virtual machines
Application Number
12/211000
Publication Number
8667187 (B2)
Application Date
September 15, 2008
Publication Date
March 4, 2014
Inventor
Pankaj Thakkar
Santa Clara
CA, US
Assignee
VMware
CA, US
IPC
G06F 13/28
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