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Performance evaluation of Linux Bridge and OVS in Xen
Blekinge Institute of Technology.
2015 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Virtualization is the key technology which has provided smarter and easier ways for effectively utilizing resources provided by the hypervisor. Virtualization allows multiple operative systems (OS) to run on a single hardware. The resources from a hardware are allocated to virtual machines (VM) by hypervisor. It is important to know how the performance of virtual switches used in hypervisor for network communication affect the network traffic.  

Performance of Linux Bridge (LB) and Open vSwitch (OVS) is investigated in this study. The method that has been used in this research is experimentation. Two different scenarios are used to benchmark the performance of LB and OVS in virtual and non-virtual environment. Performance metrics bitrate is used to benchmark the performance LB and OVS. The results received from the experimental runs contains the ingress bitrate and egress bitrate of LB and OVS in virtual and non-virtual environment. The results also contain the ingress and egress bitrate values from scenarios with different memory and CPU cores in virtual environment. Results achieved in this thesis report are from multiple experiment configurations. From results it can concluded that LB and OVS have almost same performance in non-virtual environment. There are small differences in ingress and egress of both virtual switches.

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2015. , 30 p.
Keyword [en]
Bitrate, Linux Bridge, Open vSwitch, Xen, Virtualization
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Telecommunications
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-10825OAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-10825DiVA: diva2:861571
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ET2580 Master's Thesis (120 credits) in Electrical Engineering with emphasis on Telecommunication Systems
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DVACI Master of Science in Computer and Electrical Engineering
Presentation
2015-09-22, J1610, Karlskrona, 12:45 (English)
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Available from: 2015-10-26 Created: 2015-10-18 Last updated: 2015-10-26Bibliographically approved

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