UBM: TECH DIGITAL RESOURCE LIBRARY

Tips to Improve Network I/O Performance on Virtualized Servers

Aug 17, 2011

Download Traditionally, virtualized servers have relied on the hypervisor to fully manage data flow, providing powerful services and management capabilities, but also introducing overheads that dramatically impact network I/O performance. The new PCI standard, single-root I/O virtualization, or SR-IOV, has emerged to address these performance issues.

This solution brief explains how to cost-effectively improve network I/O performance on virtualized servers and comply with the new standard.


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