[Bro] cluster question
blackhole.em at gmail.com
Sat Oct 8 06:12:21 PDT 2016
Solarflare FTW! Being able to multi thread single threaded capture
programs is sweet. Very little config to do on card load balancing to
worker threads. Also, all you have to do is compile against libpcap 1.5.3
and slipstream the driver in and *poof* it works.
On Sat, Oct 8, 2016 at 4:43 AM, Michał Purzyński <michalpurzynski1 at gmail.com
> I second what Seth said. Correctly configured afpacket is as fast as
> Myricom. There - I said that.
> If you have great budget and no time get napatech. If smaller budget and
> little time-Myricom. Just works!
> Intel has the best future potential, right now requires very careful
> tuning. And by Intel I mean X710 these days.
> > On 8 Oct 2016, at 03:24, Seth Hall <seth at icir.org> wrote:
> >> On Oct 7, 2016, at 1:59 PM, Neslog <neslog at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Any performance hit seen using software based load balancing versus
> specialized NICs? (Have actual test results?)
> > Some of the specialized NICs are actually doing software based load
> balancing as well, they just don't make it terribly clear in their
> marketing material or documentation. (just to muddy the waters more than
> they already are!)
> > .Seth
> > --
> > Seth Hall
> > International Computer Science Institute
> > (Bro) because everyone has a network
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