[lvs-users] LVS FULLANT perf test result
jamied at meatball.net
Thu Mar 24 16:35:49 GMT 2016
and to also note. the F5 use asics to accelerate a lot of L7 functionality and ddos offload; cots cannot really compete with that. I am a fan of putting the heavy lifting intelligence on a proxy tier behind the LB since that allows seemless horizontal scaling. very much a fan of L4/RR/dr or l3dr
this was pounded out on my iPhone and i have fat fingers plus two left thumbs :)
> On Mar 24, 2016, at 01:07, Malcolm Turnbull <malcolm at loadbalancer.org> wrote:
> As no one else has replied I thought I would.
> LVS fullNAT is not widely used but is likely to perform very well as it is
> simple layer 4 routing.
> Most people use LVS for layer 4 dr/masq mode and HAProxy for anything that
> needs Layer 7 i.e. a proxy (fullnat).
> F5 is the top of the range commercial product so neither LVS or HAProxy are
> anything like it. However they can give 95% of the performance/features
> when configured correctly.
> Loadbalancer.org, Kemp & Barracuda Networks all use LVS for layer 4 load
> balancing in their commercial products.
> You are much better off looking at what your requirements are first NOT
> comparing to a random commercial product.
>> On 23 March 2016 at 12:10, wei wang <lnykww at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there any performance test result report for lvs fullnat? I want
>> to compare it with F5 hardware load balancer,so if there are some
>> report, please send to me. thanks.
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