High Network Perfomance

Vlad Galu dudu at dudu.ro
Fri Aug 5 15:41:18 UTC 2011

On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 5:34 PM, Andriy Gapon <avg at freebsd.org> wrote:
> on 05/08/2011 18:23 Vlad Galu said the following:
>> Netmap's scope may be narrow, but it's a great alternative to
>> proprietary implementations that are provided by only a handful of
>> vendors and tied to their hardware. I don't think Luigi foresees lots
>> of users either, but having it in the base system is a lot better than
>> not having it at all, IMHO.
> No doubt.
> On the other hand, it was a little bit misleading of Luigi to suggest netmap to a
> user who merely asked about tuning FreeBSD network (routing/firewall) performance :-)
> netmap can no doubt be useful, but perhaps let's not overhype it before it
> actually proves itself on practical tasks.  Or has it already?  I might have
> missed that.

It's great for IDS/IPS, which is exactly what I'm using it for :)

> --
> Andriy Gapon

Good, fast & cheap. Pick any two.

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