[ovs-discuss] OVS performance with increased number of openflow groups?

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Fri Oct 16 18:08:43 UTC 2015


On Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 11:05:43AM -0700, Ray Li wrote:
> Hi, does anyone know if there's a limit on the number of openflow groups,
> and how OVS scales with the number of groups?
> 
> I'm assuming that as long as there are no operations that goes through the
> list of groups, all group actions are indexed by the group id (no complex
> search involved), so the number of groups shouldn't have an impact on the
> overall performance.

The number of groups shouldn't matter.



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