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Lookup

To search for a previously saved record, especially but not necessarily on a computer. Looking up is necessary to guarantee information that is as accurate as possible.
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IDT's highest-performance IP co-processor will perform up to 100 million table lookups per second.
Either they can purchase a second network processor, which increases cost, or add a packet co-processor and CAM for packet-classification and fast table lookup, optimized for those specific functions in the classification domain.
Cacheless Architecture: NetStar provides full route table lookup for every packet at rates previously provided only with cached algorithms.
It is the most efficient and practical method for increasing address table lookup speeds in wireless and network routing equipment.