Hardware Offload for Unifi Edgerouter

Posted on Wed 30 November 2022 in tech • Tagged with unifi, edgerouter, performance

I recently discovered Hardware Offloading is not enabled by default on Unifi Edgerouter. To enable it you must give up QoS. However many small office networks don't need that and would benefit from the 3x performance boost instead. I tried it on my network and I observed easily a 3x …

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How to run Unifi controller in AWS with a small (1Gb) memory footprint

Posted on Wed 08 September 2021 in tech • Tagged with unifi, networking, unix, linux, aws, debian, ubuntu

For years, I have been hosting Unifi controller in AWS. AWS is both more convenient and reliable than hosting a local server. I am also convinced that hosting a minimalist server is about the same cost on AWS as running locally. In the past, I have purchased a one year …

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