[GLLUG] KVM Performance

Martin A. Brooks martin at hinterlands.org
Tue Jun 9 21:29:28 UTC 2020

On 2020-06-09 21:51, Ken Smith via GLLUG wrote:
> What to conclude? Is the hardware just not fast enough? Are newer
> processors better at abstracting the VM guests with less performance
> impact? What am I missing??

The more levels of indirection you have between any 2 components in a 
system the slower stuff will move.

You can offset indirection cost by making components or interconnects 
faster than they would otherwise need to be if the indirection wasn't 

Faster, cheaper, better: pick any two.

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