Software router state of the art

Justin Sharp sharp at sharpone.net
Mon Jul 28 12:52:56 CDT 2008


michael.dillon at bt.com wrote:
>> but knowing how bad Linux is at being a router and that their 
>> products are Linux-based, I'm afraid to give one a try. J 
>> products are based on a competing non-Linux platform that has 
>> a better reputation for routing.
>>     
>
> Enough with the bipartisan politics. There are more choices than 
> just Linux and FreeBSD for software routing.
>
> Click for instance <http://read.cs.ucla.edu/click/>
>
> --Michael Dillon
>
>   
Anyone have experience with RouterOS (http://www.mikrotik.com/)? Created 
mostly to run on these guys I think 
(http://www.routerboard.com/comparison.html) which generally don't get 
above 200k pps on the higher models.. But will RouterOS run on bigger boxen?




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