[stunnel-users] SSL GPU acceleration... very interesting..

Uffe Vedenbrant sqm at mynta.org
Wed Mar 27 16:04:13 CET 2013


It might already be there with Intel AES-NI instruction set.
Seems like recent Openssl versions supports it and then by magic i guess 
stunnel will.

Not tested, just read about it regarding truecrypt..


On 2013-03-27 07:32, Michal Trojnara wrote:
> I wrote:
>> Offloading AES or SHA1 is not very practical, as software
>> implementations can already handle over 1Tbps on modern CPUs.  I bet
>> stunnel deployments that need to handle over 1Tbps traffic are not
>> very common.
> Of course I meant 1Gbps and not 1Tbps.  8-)
> Mike
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