DPDK based products fit perfectly into NFV paradigm. DPDK provides drivers for cloud-based NICs that could be run in AWS and VMware environments.
The following nuances were discovered when using DPDK on VMware and Amazon platforms.
VMXNET 3 driver
Both RX and TX queues have to be configured on the device. Otherwise, DPDK initialization crashes.
The maximum number of buffer descriptors for RX queue is 512.