A method, systems for a packet capture engine for commodity network interface cards (NICs) in high-speed networks that provides lossless zero-copy packet capture and delivery services by exploiting multi-queue NICs and multicore architectures. The methods, systems include a ring-buffer-pool mechanism and a buddy-group based offloading mechanism.
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 This invention was made with government support under contract No. DE-AC02-07CH11359 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.