perf #s for GRF vs 7500 Re: Anyone Deployed Ascend's GRF IP S witch?

Tony Li tli at
Wed Aug 27 15:38:57 UTC 1997

paulp at (Paul Peterson) writes:

> Bay claims to hold the entire Internet routing table in just 4-6MB RAM
> per BGP peer (I assume this is after convergence). They say that the
> method in which they do this is proprietary. I am just wondering if it
> is possible.....

That's certainly possible.  However, it would be interesting to see how it
scales with the number of peers.  You could quickly find yourself needing
>64MB if it's even just linear.


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