Software router state of the art
cmarlatt at rxsec.com
Wed Jul 23 11:25:52 CDT 2008
Adrian Chadd wrote:
> 1 mil pps has been broken that way, but it uses lots of cores to get there.
> (8, I think?)
has all the details. It's rather long thread but 1mpps was achieved on a
single cpu IIRC (the server had multiple cpus but only one being used
for forwarding). Firewall rules slowed it down quite a bit but theres
also some work out there being done to minimize this.
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