[nSLUG] SSL/TLS accelerator card

Paul B wes902 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 2 12:04:18 ADT 2010

Another option to look into would be processors that have AES
instructions built into the instruction set. Another standard like x64
has been created called AES-NI and AMD should be using in future
processors. Intel has also been working with developers integrating
this into software such as OpenSSL and have products out now.

Stanard info - http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/intel-advanced-encryption-standard-instructions-aes-ni/
PDF Whitepaper with some testing info - http://software.intel.com/file/26724/

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 11:40 AM, D G Teed <donald.teed at gmail.com> wrote:
> Looking for information on SSL accelerator cards and it feels
> like this is dated.  Many pages discussing it are 2005 and prior,
> and few places are selling it online.  Is there something I've
> missed, like this being integrated into certain servers (like Sun's T2000)
> rather than being supplied via a PCI card?
> --Donald
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