"2M today, 10M with no change in technology"? An informal survey.

Chris L. Morrow christopher.morrow at verizonbusiness.com
Tue Aug 28 03:06:07 UTC 2007


On Mon, 27 Aug 2007, Jon Lewis wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Aug 2007, Chris L. Morrow wrote:
> >
> > I thought it was just a 6500 that sommeone got drunk and tipped over on
> > it's side, like a cow...
>
> And tagged with some white paint.
>
> Though if you've kept up with the latest IOS developments, cisco is
> finally differentiating the platforms we've assumed for years were only
> different in angle and paint.  6500's won't get to run the newest 7600
> code.

Oh poor cow :( In all seriousness though, most routing platforms have
their costs and benefits. The 7600/6500 do some things nicely, apparently
large FIB's aren't their strength though (in most deployed configs
atleast).

-Chris



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