dperf - a 100Gbps network load tester

dperf 1.7.0 has been released.

dperf is a 100Gbps network load tester based on DPDK. In a single server, it can generate:

It supports HTTP, TCP, UDP, IPV4, IPV6, VLAN, VXLAN. It is great for testing layer 4 load balancers and network interfaces.

Supported platforms


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Set up DPDK

Set up dperf

Performance Testing

Features and Internals


Development guide

Who is using dperf

If you would like to add your project or company to the user list, please email the maintainer.


Jianzhang Peng. I got a Ph.D. in computer networks from USTC. I previously worked as a staff engineer in the load balancing team at Baidu Cloud, where I developed dperf. I have left Baidu, but I am still maintaining the dperf project. At present, my primary research is focused on low-latency network architecture for cypto quantitative trading systems.

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