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Virtual Machines

We don't have a lot of experience tuning virtual machines for network throughput, but here are a few points that people have told us. Please send us updates/corrections to the information on this page.

To get the best network performance on a Linux VM running on a native Linux host, increase txqueuelen in host OS, and set all other tuning parameters in the guest OS.

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