Intel® Resource Director Technology (Intel® RDT) brings new levels of visibility and control over how shared resources such as last-level cache (LLC) and memory bandwidth are used by applications, virtual machines (VMs) and containers. It’s the next evolutionary leap in workload consolidation density, performance consistency, and dynamic service delivery, helping to drive efficiency and flexibility across the data center while reducing overall total cost of ownership (TCO). As software-defined infrastructure and advanced resource-aware orchestration technologies increasingly transform the industry, Intel® RDT is a key feature set to optimize application performance and enhance the capabilities of orchestration and virtualization management server systems using Intel® Xeon® processors.
How can you ensure that your most critical applications are getting the resources they need to maximize their performance? With Intel® Resource Director Technology, software-guided hardware capabilities intelligently monitor and control the allocation of key shared system resources to help ensure quality of service (QoS) and deliver monitoring insight and control where you need it.
Learn how to allocate Intel® RDT resources in Linux*. Linux kernel 4.10 introduces the first implementation of Intel RDT allocation infrastructure along with features including L3 CAT (Cache Allocation Technology), L3 CDP (Code and Data Prioritization), and L2 CAT. Linux kernel 4.12 is on-track to implement support for MBA (Memory Bandwidth Allocation).