Does using SR-IOV improve VHD's network speed performance?


I am trying to get my head around SR-IOV.
The question is:
Does using SR-IOV improve VHD's network speed performance?
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Yes if you have the hardware that supports it. i.e. pci-e 40G/100G interface. it eliminates the user <> kernel mode transitions which are expensive transitins

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Kanti PrasadCommented:

Yes as the QLogic FastLinQ 3400/8400 SR-IOV and I/O pass-through functionality for Ethernet network adapters provides RSC capabilities along with SR-IOV, which improves network throughput and CPU efficiency giving  greater VM density/host and increased network bandwidth on the host and guest VMs on Servers running hypervisors—such as Microsoft Windows Server2012/2012 R2 Hyper-V, RHEL 6.5 KVM, SLES 11.3 XEN, Citrix® XenServer 6.2, and VMware® ESXi 5.5
defreyAuthor Commented:
Thank you.

Where can I check if I have got SR-IOV functionality?
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