jerry at gi.net
Fri Jul 12 15:43:34 UTC 1996
Jerry Anderson (jerry at gi.net) writes:
>>>> 3. Better TCP windowing and better performance when all
>>>> packets follow the same path.
When I wrote that I was thinking of multiple paths, rather than
asymmetric paths. Compare the TCP performance of packet-based
load balancing to session-based load-balancing.
Vadim Antonov (avg at ncube.com) writes:
>>> 2) Don't Do Any Dynamic Routing Where Only One Path Exists.
Alan Hannan (alan at gi.net) writes:
>> Certainly I would not agree with this rule.
Nor would I. It might make sense in a flat topology, but ours is
more hierarchical. I find network management easier when we push
the details of tail-circuit connections out to the access
router. The less complications in hub and core routers, the
Paul Ferguson (pferguso at cisco.com) writes:
> 'Tis better to black-hole packets than to flap.
In core (EGP) routing, absolutely. However, I haven't noticed
any ill effects of flapping in our internal network.
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