IP Forwarding Performance

Sepherosa Ziehau has been making a lot of commits to increase packet-per-second rates without increasing CPU usage.  He’s published a sort of progress report/benchmark to show current performance levels.  It sounds like he’s expecting even better performance in the future, though I’m not sure how much more he could push out of it, since the bulk performance appears to be close to the rated capacity of the copper…

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  1. Alex Libman says:

    Awesome news! If at least one of the BSD’s can reach performance parity with Linux, a huge boost in popularity is sure to follow.