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[rpd] Re: Factors affecting in-region utilization - way forward?
steve.wilcox at ixreach.com
Sun Jul 20 17:25:37 UTC 2014
On 20 July 2014 21:16, Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at seacom.mu> wrote:
> On Sunday, July 20, 2014 07:00:13 PM Stephen Wilcox wrote:
> > We are also scaling a system that was designed 30 years
> > ago not to do what it does today. Breaking the
> > stereotypes could prove to be problematic - core routers
> > handling more than a few Mbps will switch in hardware
> > and rapid growth in the number of routes in the global
> > table could quickly overwhelm certain in service
> > devices. Its okay to understand your 500k FIB limited
> > box has a lifetime of 3yrs when you buy it but if you
> > see irresponsible deaggregation or sudden announcement
> > of small blocks you might cause people's equipment to
> > become EOL faster than they can cope.
> Which is true, but the problem is this issue is not equally
> So if a service provider takes action against de-aggregates
> (either by blocking them off or charging for them), it puts
> them at a disadvantage with their competitors.
This has always been the case, but so far its not made a difference...
> > Is there data on this (I am not doubting you just that I
> > haven't heard this being stated before)
> As a function of implementation and hardware capability -
> not so much the protocol itself.
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