I'm looking at WiFi access points and routers that have a built in switch. My network will look like this:
My pfSense router only has two ethernet ports, so I will use VLANs to divide the network up. The internet connection is 1000/1000 (although it only has a single gigabit port), and everything else is gigabit.
I was going to use a separate managed switch and WiFi AP, but I realized that I could combine the two into one device and save some money/electricity. The plan is to run OpenWRT on a Wifi AP/router.
I see that OpenWRT supports DSA for the switches in some devices. What is performance like with VLANs enabled? Assuming that the pfSense router is not the bottleneck, will I be able to handle 1000mbps between the VLANs and the router?
From what I have read it seems like performance depends on how much can be handed off to the hardware, but I couldn't see anything about what hardware performs best in that regard.
Thanks for any advice.