(March 23, 2021),
"A Framework for Comparative Evaluation of High-Performance Virtualized Networking Mechanisms".
Cloud Computing and Services Science - CLOSER 2020 Revised Selected Papers, Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS), vol 1399 (pp. 59-83), Springer International Publishing.
This paper presents an extension to a software framework designed to evaluate the efficiency of different software and hardware-accelerated virtual switches, each commonly adopted on Linux to provide virtual network connectivity to containers in high-performance scenarios, like in Network Function Virtualization (NFV). We present results from the use of our tools, showing the performance of multiple high-performance networking frameworks on a specific platform, comparing the collected data for various key metrics, namely throughput, latency and scalability, with respect to the required computational power.Download paper