paix palo attitude

Paul Wall pauldotwall at
Wed Oct 1 22:22:31 UTC 2008

IIJ had some empty space when I was there the other day, you should
ask them for a feed and some Us. :)

Seriously though, is the requirement to be physically plugged into the
fabric an important one?  Might some ebgp multihop feeds to a remote
route collector suffice?

Drive Slow,
Paul Wall

On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 12:45 PM, Randy Bush <randy at> wrote:
> we're looking at dropping 2/3 of a rack of routing research measurement
> kit into paix palo alto, and have some questions.  considering the price
> of space and power, we want to kinda make sure we'll get the data we need.
> we are looking specifically for a large amount of bgp peering data, we
> hope that folk will give us bgp peering though we expect no in- or
> out-bound traffic.  think analogously to route views, though the kit on
> our end will be grinding the beans much more finely, espressoBGP :).
> pnis are expensive.  if we plug into the peering mesh, are any larger
> folk on it?
> if not, would we be better off at the linx, at de-cix, at amsix, in
> stockholm?
> private replies are probably better as this is not of general interest.
>  thanks.
> randy

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