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Monday, October 5 • 16:00 - 16:50
Reflections on Data Plane Performance, iptables and ipsets - Neil Jerram, Metaswitch

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As part of their work on Project Calico - a simple and scalable way of providing IP-based connectivity for data centers - Neil Jerram's team has performed extensive tests of the Linux data plane, and how its performance is affected by iptables rules and organization; tools and protocols used; CPU, memory and bandwidth constraints; and virtualization infrastructure. Neil Jerram's presentation will present and reflect on those tests and results, and offer advice to others wanting to know how best to extract as much bang as possible from their Linux data plane buck.

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Neil Jerram

Software Engineer, Project Calico / Metaswitch
Neil Jerram has been hacking on free software since the early 1990s, with contributions including to Emacs, Guile, Lilypond, QtMoko, the GTA04 phone project, oFono, FSO, OpenStack, Dnsmasq, Linux and Dasher. He's also worked for 20 years for Metaswitch (previously Data Connection) in the world of networking protocols, and happily those two strands of experience are now converged in Project Calico, an open source implementation of simple and... Read More →


Monday October 5, 2015 16:00 - 16:50
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