Low-power bloom filter architecture for deep packet inspection

T Kocak, I Kaya

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Bloom filters are frequently used to identify malicious content like viruses in high speed networks. However, architectures proposed to implement bloom filters are not power efficient. In this letter, we propose a new bloom filter architecture that exploits the well-known pipelining technique. Through power analysis we show that pipelining can reduce the power consumption of bloom filters up to 90%, which leads to the energy-efficient implementation of intrusion detection systems.
Translated title of the contributionLow-power bloom filter architecture for deep packet inspection
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)210 - 212
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Communications Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2006

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  • network intrusion detection
  • bloom filters
  • low-power design


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