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Posted Oct 29, 2009 21:22 UTC (Thu) by bangert (subscriber, #28342)
The result was that routing 40Gbit/s with a packetsize of 1500 is doable. Reducing the average
packet size to the internet average the performance would drop off obviously, but things are
getting quite close.
As far as i understood, his company is looking at this ~6000 dollar setup as a alternative to 60000
Slides and video forthcoming.
Posted Oct 29, 2009 22:53 UTC (Thu) by Shewmaker (subscriber, #1126)
Posted Oct 30, 2009 16:55 UTC (Fri) by sgros (subscriber, #36440)
a) router, or
b) application server (or something similar)
in case of a), no hardware offloading is allowed. In case of b) I somehow doubt that you'll put extreme load on your server(s), i.e. you'll do load balancing.
Of course, there could be some other use scenario I'm not aware of, but the point is that I'm still not convinced. BTW, it doesn't mean I'm against achieving something like this that Herbert is trying to do. If nothing else, it would be definitely cool to say linux can do it, others can't. :)
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