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A middlebox consumes some resources (CPU ticks, RAM, etc.) to process a traffic, e.g., a IDS consume 50% CPU and 20% RAM to process a 100M bps flow.

Here is the problem. 100M bps flow may consume more resource if the flow is processed by a lot computationally expensive rules.

Therefore, my question is that are there any publications (paper, book, etc.) that study about the problem I just mentioned.

Any suggestions will be appreciated.

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    $\begingroup$ I don't quite understand what you're getting at. If you want more processing power, get more hardware. $\endgroup$ Jan 6 '17 at 14:50
  • $\begingroup$ @YuvalFilmus I am trying to schedule in NFV, not to buy a IDS, therefore, the relationship between resource consumption and flow is kind of crucial. $\endgroup$ Jan 8 '17 at 10:51

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