Archive for April, 2009

I waterboard! – Straight Dope Message Board

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

read this about water boarding

Analysis from the Bottom Up | The Data Model That Nearly Killed Me

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

tells about problems with IT in HealthCare and Obama’s electronic records plan from one person’s 1fst hand experience. Make user u read the comments. (allow 30-40 minutes )

Bug 484667 – Dropping packets in bnx2 since 1.7.9 bnx2 version

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

issue with dropped packets on newer broadcomm ethernet cards, found in dell 1950III servers

Best hardware for maximum throughput and PPS performance | Quagga | Users

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

email threads that provides some pieces of info about linux routing performance (from 2008 )

Linux Software Router : Data Plane Optimization and Performance …

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

in-depth linux routing performance evaluation, including code profiling, execution path analysis, etc

Linux as IP Router [vaytta marketing paper, benchmarks are at the end]

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

Paper from vayatta with some benchmarks that shows raw ip forwarding performance with various packet sizes and % of packet losses. Basically 2.8 Intel celeron + 1G broadcom (tg3) cards can deliver ~150Mbps on 64b packets limited by CPU

Gentoo Wiki Archives – HOWTO_Setup_IP_failover_with_UCARP

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

examples for config scripts for ucarp daemon. ucap is a alternative for VRRP, alows 2 devices to have shared IP address. used for setup redundant routers, load balancers