New vyatta-nsp list

Robert Bays robert at gdk.org
Tue May 24 19:16:43 CDT 2011


On 5/24/11 3:25 PM, Ingo Flaschberger wrote:
> 
>> I won't argue that an ASIC isn't faster, but it is hard to argue that
>> Vyatta
>> isn't capable of high-end performance.
>>
>> http://download.intel.com/embedded/processor/solutionbrief/322973.pdf
> 
> aeh - mpps - mega packets per second - is really low.
> and the gbps scale in figure 4 is wrong - factor 10 to high.
> 
> 1gige linerate:        1,9mpps
> 10gige linerate:    19mpps
> 
> and intel is proud to achieve 1,6mpps at 2 10gige cards?
> I have seen higher values at pc hardware - but still not compareable to
> asics.

Intel is capable of more.  See slide 29 from this presentation at IDF
2011 in Beijing.

"New System Approach to Network Platform Architecture"
Yang Tao & Fu Lizheng

https://intel.wingateweb.com/bj11/scheduler/downloadFileCounting.do?sesfid=6DD9DF1ECE719E98767AD5F48E55C119&abb=7638E050E5ED339FE5FB858DB2C16FE9&fn=3649EFF0820DCB079BC4C8A0B1A45ECFDA3BEED134DD5284300AD0E9EA5C516A




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