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NIC Interrupt Coalescing

Increasing host NIC interrupt coalescing can improve performance for workloads involving heavy network traffic into the guest. Interrupt coalescing is a feature implemented in hardware under driver control on high-performance NICs, allowing the reception of a group of network frames to be notified to the operating system kernel via a single hardware interrupt.

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