TransAtlantic Cable Break

Keith twigles at
Sun Jun 24 02:20:59 UTC 2007

 > However, if you put 15G down your "20G" path, you have no redundancy.
 > In a cut, dropping 5G on the floor, causing 33% packet loss is not
 > "up", it might as well be down.
 > If your redundancy solution is at Layer 3, you have to have the
 > policies in place that you don't run much over 10G across your dual
 > 10G links or you're back to effectively giving up all redundancy.

This can be a valid solution.  Our company has some multimedia traffic 
that can be axed if a catastrophe befalls our tubes.  Obviously we'd 
prefer not to drop (or ax, as it were) any type of traffic, but it's a 
monetary decision.

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