[c-nsp] ASR opinions..

Christian 'wiwi' Wittenhorst wiwi at progon.net
Thu Mar 8 12:38:47 CST 2012


On 2012-03-08 18:25, PC wrote:
> The low end ASRs are poor boxes for full BGP table internet edge
> applications.  They have many other great applications, but the reason they
> are bad here is simply route limits in the FIB.
>
> The asr1001 only supports 512,000 IPV4 routes in the FIB at any given point
> in time, and 128,000 IPV6 routes.

Current ASR1001 do NOT have that limitation:

<http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/routers/ps9343/data_sheet_c78-441072.html>

 > Performance
 > * 1,000,000 IPv4 or 1,000,000 IPv6 routes
 > * BGP RR scalability to 2,000,000 IPv4/IPv6 routes
 >    (using 4-GB memory) or 9,000,000 IPv4/IPv6
 >    routes (using 8-GB memory)



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