Parallel Optimization Technology for Backbone Network Intrusion Detection System

  • Xiaojuan Sun
  • Xinliang Zhou
  • Ninghui Sun
  • Mingyu Chen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3802)


Network intrusion detection system (NIDS) is an active field of research. With the rapidly increasing network speed, the capability of the NIDS sensors limits the ability of the system. The problem is more serious for the backbone network intrusion detection system (BNIDS). In this paper, we apply parallel optimization technologies to BNIDS using 4-way SMP server as the target system. After analyzing and testing the defects of the existed system in common use, the optimization policies of using fine-grained schedule mechanism at connection level and avoiding lock operations in thread synchronization are issued for the improved system. Through performance evaluation, the improved system shows more than 25 percent improvement in CPU utilization rate compared with the existed system, and good scalability.


Intrusion Detection High Performance Computer Drop Packet Rate Master Thread Network Intrusion Detection System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaojuan Sun
    • 1
  • Xinliang Zhou
    • 1
  • Ninghui Sun
    • 1
  • Mingyu Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.National Research Center for Intelligent Computing Systems, Institute of Computing TechnologyChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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