Parallel Processing of Packets with a PRAM

  title={Parallel Processing of Packets with a PRAM},
  author={H. B. Acharya},
The operation of policy tables, for access control (firewalls) and for routing (flow tables), is a major component in networks. For example, one of the most important bottlenecks in the Internet is the time taken by backbone routers to resolve packets. In practice, such routers use special hardware such as Ternary Content-Addressable Memory. How well do… CONTINUE READING