[ovs-discuss] Physical interface vs interface under OVS bridge Performance/throughput impact

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Thu Nov 15 17:13:37 UTC 2018

On Thu, Nov 15, 2018 at 10:03:30AM -0700, Grant Taylor via discuss wrote:
> On 11/15/2018 07:48 AM, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> >No.  (Why would running OVS in the simplest way increase the performance
> >cost?)
> Is it possible that there's slightly more overhead in the algorithm(s) of
> the simple L2 learning functionality of the "NORMAL" action? Compared to
> simple rules that explicitly match the frame and specify an action?
> (Assuming that there aren't any other flows before the aforementioned flows
> would match and act.)

I think the difference would be lost in the noise.

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