Hardware Implementation of an XML Parser

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dc.contributor.advisor Dr.Yannis Viniotis, Committee Chair en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Dr. Michael Devetsikiotis, Committee Member en_US
dc.contributor.advisor Dr. Paul Franzon, Committee Member en_US
dc.contributor.author Krishnamoorthy, Remya en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-02T18:19:08Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-02T18:19:08Z
dc.date.issued 2008-05-06 en_US
dc.identifier.other etd-04302008-124350 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/resolver/1840.16/2956
dc.description.abstract EXtensible Markup Language (XML) is fast emerging as the most preferred language for data exchanges between heterogeneous web servers and databases. This in turn has propelled the deployment and use of "XML-aware" networking equipment like routers, switches and appliances. With network speeds touching tens of Gbps, the heavily CPU-intensive, software-based XML processing methods fail to deliver the required throughput, posing a severe bottleneck to network performance. The need for exploring alternative solutions for parsing and validating XML data has thus assumed prime importance today. The thesis presents an efficient hardware implementation of an XML parser, which ensures that the incoming XML is "well-formed" and "valid". This involves checking of the document for syntactical correctness and verifying it against the corresponding XML Schema for validity. The system delivers a peak throughput of 1.2Gbps. en_US
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dc.subject hardware offload en_US
dc.subject XML Parser en_US
dc.subject schema validation en_US
dc.title Hardware Implementation of an XML Parser en_US
dc.degree.name MS en_US
dc.degree.level thesis en_US
dc.degree.discipline Computer Engineering en_US

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