too many routes
tli at juniper.net
Mon Sep 15 08:01:54 UTC 1997
hannan at bythetrees.com (Alan Hannan) writes:
> On that tangent, however, flooding is what we're
> mostly concerned about, and it's just not that bad.
You are correctly concerned about flooding, however, I suspect that you're
underestimating the scalability problems of flooding. Please recall that
it's O(n^2) in the number of nodes in your mesh. This is a serious threat
to building very large domains. In addition, the full mesh prevents
hierarchical abstraction within the domain, defeating the other obvious
mechanism for IGP scalability.
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