Re: HAProxy running at 10 Gigabit/s

From: Michael Fortson <>
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 2009 12:54:51 -0700

This is really impressive, Willy.

It would be great to be able to recreate an optimized installation like the one used in this test. How would one go about finding or building a similarly-configured linux distro?

On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 12:37 PM, Willy Tarreau <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've wanted to redo those benchmarks at 10 Gbps for quite some time now,
> in fact since the release of 1.3.16 which brought splicing support and the
> new I/O layer. Now I found a few hours to re-run them, the results have
> been posted here :
> In short, raw data throughput excels thanks to Linux kernel 2.6.27's TCP
> splicing and LRO implemented in the Myri-10G NIC, because haproxy is now
> capable of proxying 10 Gbps with less than 20% CPU used on a Core2Duo
> 2.66 GHz. The peak session rate has also significantly improved with the
> I/O rework. We now reach 38000 hits/s on the same hardware, and can get
> as high as 105000 connections/s if they are not forwarded to the server
> (eg: blocking ACLs).
> Regards,
> Willy
Received on 2009/04/19 21:54

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