Device Plugin

Cloud Orchestration - Network Operator Application Notes v24.1.1

Kubernetes provides a device plugin framework that can be used to advertise system hardware resources to the Kubelet. More information about the device plugin framework can be found at

This document presents configuration with the following device plugins:

  • SR-IOV network device plugin - A device plugin for discovering and advertising the SR-IOV virtual functions (VFs) that are available on a Kubernetes host.

  • RDMA shared device plugin - device plugin for sharing RDMA devices between PODs on the same host.

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