Do Virtual Machines Really Scale?


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Scalability issue of VMs on 80core and 120core machines.


In this talk, I will discuss about the scalability trend observed when we try to run a VM with hundreds of vCPUs. I will discuss some of our findings on a set of benchmarks (Mosbench) and their respective solutions that we have come up with.

A preliminary work is available in the form of blog:


scalability, vm, ticket spinlock


  • Sanidhya Kashyap

    Georgia Institute of Technology


    A PhD student who has no job but to explore.