Question about peering

Luke S. Crawford lsc at prgmr.com
Sat Apr 7 17:35:15 CDT 2012


On Sat, Apr 07, 2012 at 06:16:30PM -0400, Robert E. Seastrom wrote:
> Sometimes making the AS path as short as possible makes a lot of sense
> (e.g. when trying to get an anycast network to do the right thing),
> but assumptions that peering results in lower costs are less true
> every day.

I keep reading people say that.  But wouldn't the same forces that push 
down the per-megabit cost of transit also push down the per-megabit
cost of peering?  



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