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Re: image stream routers
- From: tony sarendal
- Date: Sat Sep 17 14:26:11 2005
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On 17/09/05, tony sarendal <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 17/09/05, email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > A collegue smartbits tested a 1GHz pc, with a full feed and 250k
> > > simoultaneons flows it managed around 250kpps. This also with freebsd
> > > and device polling. It sounds to me like a software based machine can
> > > be plenty fast with good code under the hood.
> > Sorry, in today's world of high-end routers 250kpps doesn't qualify as
> > "plenty fast". Can your box do linerate Gigabit Ethernet with minimum
> > size packets, on several ports simultaneously?
> I didn't say that a 250kpps box was a high-end box.
> One reliable Mpps is not high-end either, but it can carry quite a lot
> of Mbps. What is C or M price for a reliable full feed Mpps ?
> "My" high-end boxes never manage to impress me with their pps
> capability before I'm disapointed in their reliability.
I'll reply to myself before Steinar does =)
>It sounds to me like a software based machine can
> be plenty fast with good code under the hood.
In my experience a datacenter pumping out 1Gbps is usually doing
200-250kpps in that direction. Considering this a box capable of
around 1Mbps is "plenty fast".
pps/$ would be pretty good if I could use those in real life...
Tony Sarendal - email@example.com
-= The scorpion replied,
"I couldn't help it, it's my nature" =-