[ovs-dev] Question about DPDK + OVS in high level

Junguk Cho jmanbal at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 22:17:20 UTC 2015

Thank you for reply and I am very clear.

Is there some work which compares default ovs and ovs with dpdk in terms of
performance like throughput?

On Aug 25, 2015 4:00 PM, "Ben Pfaff" <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 05:48:17PM -0400, Junguk Cho wrote:
> > My first question is how DPDK works with OVS.
> > Since OVS has two tables in user space and kernel space, the second
> packet
> > is matched in kernel tables after one packet is missed and controller
> > inserts correct flow.
> > In this case, DPDK is not very effective.
> > Or with DPDK, entire kernel table is not used?
> With DPDK, the kernel is not used.
> > Does DPDK with OVS implement tunneling like GRE?
> Yes, it is documented in README-native-tunneling.md.

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