[ovs-discuss] CPU use for switches.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Mon Mar 16 15:50:43 UTC 2015


On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 08:59:40AM +0000, Amal KAMMOUN wrote:
> The general issue for me is how much CPU does one switch in Mininet
> utilize to handle the maximum number of flows?

The amount of CPU that OVS uses depends on the forms of the flows in use
in the flow tables and the amount of traffic and its patterns.  The raw
number of flows is not that interesting.  Tell us about your use case
and perhaps we can give some hints.



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