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network performance openvz vs. xen [message #14173] Sun, 17 June 2007 12:35 Go to next message
John Kelly is currently offline  John Kelly
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I was wondering if openvz avoids context switching when delivering network packets to a VE. Seems like this is an issue with xen. Some interesting references: alisation.pdf paper.html

Any comment from the openvz developers?

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Re: network performance openvz vs. xen [message #14208 is a reply to message #14173] Tue, 19 June 2007 10:16 Go to previous message
dim is currently offline  dim
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In OpenVZ delivering of network packets to VE is almost the same process, as in native Linux kernel. And yes, we avoid excessive context switches - this is one of the advantages of OS-level virtualization.
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