too many variables
llynch at civil-tongue.net
Thu Aug 9 21:36:22 UTC 2007
On Thu, 9 Aug 2007, Steve Atkins wrote:
> On Aug 9, 2007, at 12:09 PM, Leigh Porter wrote:
>> Yes a very big unless. Multi-core processors are already available that
>> would make very large BGP convergence possible. Change the algorithm as
>> well and perhaps add some multi-threading to it and it's even better.
> Anyone have a decent pointer to something that covers the
> current state of the art in algorithms and (silicon) router
> architecture, and maybe an analysis that shows the reasoning
> to get from those to realistic estimates of routing table size limits?
no, not exactly - but take a look at:
Report from the IAB Workshop on Routing and Addressing
Routing Research Group Active Proposals
On Compact Routing for the Internet
>> Leigh Porter
>> Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
>>> On Aug 9, 2007, at 12:21 PM, bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
>>>> so putting a stake in the ground, BGP will stop working @ around
>>>> 2,500,000 routes - can't converge... regardless of IPv4 or IPv6.
>>>> unless the CPU's change or the convergence algorithm changes.
>>> That is a pretty big "unless" .
>>> Patrick Giagnocavo
>>> patrick at zill.net
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