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DOCUMENTATION 》 TOFFEE deployment topology guide

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Typical setup (for DIY users, SOHO, etc): Assume you have two sites (such as Site-A and Site-B) connected via slow/critical WAN link as shown below. You can optimize this link by saving the bandwidth as well possibly improve the speed. However, the WAN speed can be optimized only if the WAN link speeds are below that of the processing latency of your TOFFEE installed hardware. Assume your WAN link is 12Mbps, and assume the maximum WAN optimization speed/capacity of Raspberry Pi is 20Mbps, then your link will get speed optimization too. And in another case, assume your WAN link is 50Mbps, then using the Raspberry Pi as WAN Optimization device will actually increase the latency (i.e slows the WAN link). But in all the cases the bandwidth savings should be the same irrespective of the WAN link speed. In other words, if you want to cut down the WAN link costs via this WAN Optimization set up, you can always get it since it reduces the overall bandwidth in almost all the cases (including encrypted and pre-compressed data).
For more details on TOFFEE installation hardware kindly refer: TOFFEE hardware selection guide

TOFFEE setup for DIY users

Other TOFFEE (and or TOFFEE-DataCenter) deployment scenarios:

  • TOFFEE (and or TOFFEE-DataCenter) deployment in SD-WAN Applications: HERE
  • TOFFEE (and or TOFFEE-DataCenter) deployment with VPN devices: HERE
  • TOFFEE (and or TOFFEE-DataCenter) deployment with web-proxy cache: HERE
  • TOFFEE-DataCenter a TOFFEE variant for Data Center applications: HERE
  • TOFFEE-DataCenter as a VNF for NFV: HERE
  • TOFFEE (and or TOFFEE-DataCenter) deployment in Large Infrastructure and or ISP Networks: HERE
  • TOFFEE (and or TOFFEE-DataCenter) optimized Satellite (inflight/marine/defense) ISP Networks: HERE
  • TOFFEE (and or TOFFEE-DataCenter) optimized Mobile Wireless Backhaul Networks: HERE
  • TOFFEE (and or TOFFEE-DataCenter) optimized Wireless Mesh-Networks - B.A.T.M.A.N [open-mesh.org (Open Mesh)]: HERE
  • TOFFEE (and or TOFFEE-DataCenter) optimized LoRaWAN Networks: HERE
  • TOFFEE-DataCenter with GlusterFS Storage Cluster: HERE
  • TOFFEE Data-Center WAN Optimization deployment in Big Data Analytics: HERE
  • TOFFEE Data-Center optimized Internet of Things (IoT) Platform: HERE
  • TOFFEE-Butterscotch a TOFFEE for Home/SOHO Internet/WAN bandwidth: HERE



Here is a quick architectural perspective of how TOFFEE-DataCenter optimizes incoming discrete packets:
Packet Optimization with TOFFEE-DataCenter



Suggested Topics:


TOFFEE - WAN Optimization


Categories

💎 TOFFEE-MOCHA new bootable ISO: Download
💎 TOFFEE Data-Center Big picture and Overview: Download PDF


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Introducing TOFFEE-DataCenter ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021
TOFFEE TOFFEE Data-Center is specifically meant for Data Center, Cluster Computing, HPC applications. TOFFEE is built in Linux Kernel core. This makes it inflexible to adapt according to the hardware configuration. It does sequential packet processing and does not scale up well in large multi-core CPU based systems (such as Intel Xeon servers, Core i7 Extreme Desktop systems,etc). Apart from this since it is kernel based, if there is an issue in kernel, it may crash entire system. This becomes a challenge for any carrier grade equipment (CGE) hardware build.

Replacing in Lab Intel Core i7 5820K Desktop PC with Intel Celeron 1037U Mini-PC ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021
As a research experiment I replaced my Intel Core i7 5820K desktop PC with my Intel Celeron 1037U Mini-PC as my everyday desktop system. This is an attempt to reduce my overall monthly power consumption. As well an attempt to do feasibility tests and research to know how far Mini PC will dominate the market in future and to study the real potential of Mini PCs.

First TOFFEE-Mocha Code Release ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021
TOFFEE-Mocha is my dream project which I thought working on it since several years. I want to make a WAN emulation software which is straight forward and simple to use. I used tc scripts along with iptables for testing my TOFFEE (and TrafficSqueezer before TOFFEE) and I am not quite satisfied with the same. As one can understand these scripts are not meant for WAN emulation.

TOFFEE-DataCenter WAN Optimization software development - Update: 19-Aug-2016 ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021
This is my next software development update of TOFFEE-DataCenter which I am working since past few weeks. I was very busy in implementing the core TOFFEE-DataCenter components along with prototyping, benchmarking, implementing and testing the same. However today is the first time ever I did a fresh new CLI interface for the upcoming new TOFFEE-DataCenter.

How to check a website using CDN ? ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021

TOFFEE-Mocha Documentation :: TOFFEE-Mocha-1.0.14-1-x86_64 ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021

Watch on Youtube - [97//1] 155 VLOG - TOFFEE-Mocha WAN Emulation Software Development live update - 20-Oct-2016 ↗


TOFFEE-Butterscotch Bandwidth saver software development - Update: 28-Oct-2016 ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021
Here is my first software development update of TOFFEE-Butterscotch. In my first TOFFEE-Butterscotch news update I have introduced about TOFFEE-Butterscotch research, project specifications, use-cases, etc. Introducing TOFFEE-Butterscotch Alerts: These are simple packet counters which corresponds to the filter type. For example if the incoming TCP-SYN packets are blocked then its corresponding alert counter will increment whenever such a packet arrives and gets filtered (dropped).

Tracking Live TCP Sessions (connections) - WAN Optimization Device ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021

TOFFEE with Hardware Compression and Decompression Accelerator Cards ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021
You can build a basic TOFFEE WAN Optimization hardware completely in software layer (i.e its networking data-plane and control-plane). And if you are a product manufacturer you can make commercial WAN Optimization products with TOFFEE with software layer alone. And if you choose to improve its performance, you can use any third-party PCIe Compression Accelerator cards.

CDN Content Delivery Networks - Types ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021



Featured Educational Video:
Watch on Youtube - [8394//1] x254 Kernel Init Code without Kernel Module - Kernel Programming Tip #linode ↗

Recording Lab Monthly off-grid power-consumption readings for research ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021

Internet optimization through TOFFEE-DataCenter WAN Optimization Demo ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021

TOFFEE-DataCenter Download :: TOFFEE-DATACENTER-1.2.2-1-portable ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021

TOFFEE-DataCenter WAN Optimization - Google Hangouts Demo and VOIP Optimization ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021



Watch on Youtube - [168//1] 306 - Introducing TOFFEE-Fudge - Network Packet Generator ↗

My Lab Battery Purchase and Service logs for Research ↗
Saturday' 13-Mar-2021
Here is a complete log of my lab battery purchase, service record which I maintain in Google drive. These I use for my home (or my family generic use) as well as a part of my home lab. I maintain a detailed log this way to monitor the failure rate of these batteries. This will allow me to select a specific brand/model which has higher success rate and to monitor any premature failure/expiry. The service log helps me to monitor and schedule the next service routine so that I can maintain these batteries in tip-top condition.



Research :: Optimization of network data (WAN Optimization) at various levels:
Network File level network data WAN Optimization


Learn Linux Systems Software and Kernel Programming:
Linux, Kernel, Networking and Systems-Software online classes [CDN]


Hardware Compression and Decompression Accelerator Cards:
TOFFEE Architecture with Compression and Decompression Accelerator Card


TOFFEE-DataCenter on a Dell Server - Intel Xeon E5645 CPU:
TOFFEE-DataCenter screenshots on a Dual CPU - Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5645 @ 2.40GHz - Dell Server