[Cake] Using cake to shape 1000’s of users.

Dan Siemon dan at coverfire.com
Thu Jul 26 14:07:35 EDT 2018

On Thu, 2018-07-26 at 08:48 -0700, Dave Taht wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2018 at 8:46 AM Dan Siemon <dan at coverfire.com> wrote:
> > 
> > Tiny bit of self promotion here but Preseem (
> > https://www.preseem.com)
> > is a transparent bridge that leverages HTB/FQ-CoDel to make
> > subscriber plan enforcement provide much better QoE. Leaving
> > enforcement up to the deep queues in most network equipment has
> > comparably very bad results. We focus on WISPs but we have
> > customers that provide service via DSL and cable as well.
> AWESOME. I am curious as to how high you can scale currently?
> (subscribers, bandwidths)

Since our boxes are low cost, we tend towards slightly more distributed
deployments with smaller boxes.

However, a i7-7700 w/ X710 NICs can do about 4Gb/sec with 4000
subscribers with ~25% CPU usage.

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