Crypto Accelerators?

Danny Howard dannyman at
Mon Jul 25 17:22:59 GMT 2005


Does anyone have suggestions as to preferred hardware crypto
accelerators?  I want to improve performance of our SSL-based web
application, and making it easier for the web server to spew encrypted
ought to help. :)

Based on and
the notes at I get the
impression that the Broadcom stuff is probably best, as they have had
the friendliest history of driver support, and there are a bunch of
different cards listed under the FreeBSD page.

Anyone like to confirm or amend this impression?  Vouch for a particular


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