Zombieload V2 TAA Performance Impact Benchmarks On Cascade Lake

Written by Michael Larabel in Software on 14 November 2019 at 08:28 AM EST.
Zombieload TAA Benchmark Impact
Zombieload TAA Benchmark Impact

Facebook's RocksDB was among the real-world enterprise software seeing a real hit to the performance from the TSX Async Abort kernel code.

Zombieload TAA Benchmark Impact

GNU Octave, an open-source MATLAB equivalent, also was affected by TAA.

Zombieload TAA Benchmark Impact
Zombieload TAA Benchmark Impact

Redis tended to benefit from TSX extensions but there was a performance hit when running with the TAA mitigation.


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