This guide focuses on the performance tuning best practices for cloud-native data plane intensive workloads in VMware Telco Cloud Platform™ — 5G Edition. It covers aspects that are directly related to data plane acceleration for 5G cloud-native workloads. Each data plane intensive workload has at least one data plane network interface. Management and control planes use non-accelerated network interfaces and are out of the scope of this guide.

Intended Audience

This guide is intended for customers who handle the Cloud-native Network Functions (CNFs) and VMware Telco Cloud Platform on which the CNFs run. Other users such as solution architects, technical sales engineers, field consultants, test engineers, and advanced services specialists in the telecommunication industry can also use this guide.