Considerations for Benchmarking Network Virtualization Platforms

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Author Samuel Kommu 
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Current network benchmarking methodologies are focused on physical networking components and do not consider the actual application layer traffic patterns and hence do not reflect the traffic that virtual networking components work with when using network virtualization overlays (NVO3). The purpose of this document is to distinguish and highlight benchmarking considerations when testing and evaluating virtual networking components in the data center.


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