Another great piece by Scott D. Lowe. This time, he takes a look at how Open vSwitch routes traffic:
In this post, I want to provide some additional insight on how the use of Open vSwitch (OVS) affects–or doesn’t affect, in some cases–how a Linux host directs traffic through physical interfaces, OVS internal interfaces, and OVS bridges. This is something that I had a hard time understanding as I started exploring more advanced OVS configurations, and hopefully the information I share here will be helpful to others.
Read more at: Examining Open vSwitch Traffic Patterns