NAP/ISP Saturation WAS: Re: Exchanges that matter...
tli at jnx.com
Fri Dec 20 21:34:08 UTC 1996
Tunneling. Acess list filtering. Finer grain accounting (I'd love to see
usage stats for each interface over a day or so right from the router).
Both of these are switching functions.
This really should be specialized hardware.
Recomputing larger route tables, especially OSPF.
This is interesting. I would be interested to know what a system with
adequate switching and sufficient division between switching and forwarding
will do. I suspect that the CPU is big enough if the switching problem is
And most important to me, not becoming unusuable during a major routing
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