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What is the maximum throughput of a VMWare NSX cluster?

Suppose you wanted to run all layers of your network through VMWare NSX  - from BGP at the NSX edge to three levels deep of firewalls to the DB tier. What is the maximum about of traffic that could be handled by the system?
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Dr. KlahnPrincipal Software EngineerCommented:
Without knowing the specifics of all the hardware involved, and what processing will be done on the packets / connection, there's no way to even guess.  Sorry about that.
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John TsioumprisSoftware & Systems EngineerCommented:
Your speed is always limited by the slowest component....
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Richardson PortoSenior Infrastructure SpecialistCommented:
NSX platform provides 20Gbps of firewall throughput and supports over 80k connections per second per host. See additional details: https://blogs.vmware.com/networkvirtualization/files/2014/06/VMware-SDDC-Micro-Segmentation-White-Paper.pdf
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amigan_99Network EngineerAuthor Commented:
Exactly what I was looking for. Thank you much.
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