[Oisf-users] Suricata on 8 cores, ~70K packets/sec

Robert Vineyard robert.vineyard at oit.gatech.edu
Tue Feb 15 17:44:05 UTC 2011

On 02/15/2011 12:09 PM, Eric Leblond wrote:
> You may have a look at this post on my blog:
> 	http://home.regit.org/?p=438
> A git version of suricata is required for the fine tuning described in
> the page but you can also play with the threads multiplicator. On a eight
> core, you could try something lower like 0.25.

After reading your blog post, I'm wondering if perhaps Suricata is running
into the same kinds of issues that have plagued the much-delayed
multi-threaded Snort 3.0:


I'm not sure how much if any code in Suricata is shared with Snort, but I
found Marty's analysis here to be very enlightening.

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