High Performance Software Switching


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The term mSwitch groups together three main projects consisting of contributions and modifications to the VALE high performance software switch:

  • mSwitch: extensions to improve the throughput and port scalabilty of the VALE switch.

  • mSwitch-OVS: a patch to add Openflow functionality to the VALE switch.

  • multistack: modifications to the VALE switch in order to support user-level network stacks.

Please click on the tabs above to find out more about each of these components.