T1 vs. T2 [WAS: Apology: [Tier-2 reachability and multihoming]]

Stephen J. Wilcox steve at telecomplete.co.uk
Tue Mar 29 17:08:37 UTC 2005

On Tue, 29 Mar 2005, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 02:23:06AM +0100, Stephen J. Wilcox wrote:
> > 
> > 701 is not the most connected, it has only customers and a restrictive 
> > set of peers?
> Ok, I'm just bored enough to bite. 

but not as bored as bill, randy or patrick it would seem :)

> If we're talking about a contest to see who has the most number of directly
> connected ASNs, I think UU might still win, even with a restrictive set of
> peers.

I didnt think we were, kinda happened.. if peering partners is a compensation 
for something else its pretty sad ;)

Maybe I'm wrong, i checked with renesys and their data has 701 with 5200
adjacencies followed by 1239 with 3500 anyway i care enough to have snipped the

> Which begs the question, what is the largest number of ASNs that someone peers
> with? Patrick? :) Somehow I suspect that 701's customer base (702 and 703
> aren't included in the above count BTW) overpower even the most aggressively
> open of peering policies, in this particular random pointless and arbitrary
> contest at any rate.

so what are we debating again? :)


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