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In this episode of the backend engineering show I go through the main job of the network interface controller (NIC for short) and how the datacenter is pushing it to the limit by allowing it to do more TCP/IP processing, creating what is being popularized as smartNIC.
1:20 What is a NIC?
3:40 NIC job
8:00 When does the OS get involved
12:40 Promiscuous mode
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