Re: [lvs-users] LVS throughput limit (450k pps)?

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Subject: Re: [lvs-users] LVS throughput limit (450k pps)?
From: Alexandre Cassen <acassen@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2007 17:20:39 +0100
Hi all,

On Fri, 2007-12-28 at 16:59 +0100, Patrick Schreurs wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Dec 2007, Joseph Mack NA3T wrote:
> > On Thu, 27 Dec 2007, Patrick Schreurs wrote:
> >
> > > I currently have a LVS server running which can take 450k pps (packets per
> >
> >
> > what's its throughput as a forwarder (ie no LVS)?
> I have a router with the same specs - but then equiped with 10gig
> boards - which can do 800k pps.

Handling loadbalancing in softirq corner is, IMHO, not the best place
for performance. Softirq handling design become a performance bottlneck
catalysed by the democratization of SMP (multi-core) box. There is
alternative design but need to find time to work fulltime on this (I
have this on my TODO).

Best regards,

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