Peering - Benefits?

isabel dias isabeldias1 at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 29 17:42:19 CDT 2008



"chance to pick up a redundant connection".

Well, traffic will have chances to pick up an alternative AS path - mesh peering (at the public IX). Also go via the redundant physical link if you have one agreed w/ ure peering point, or just take the best egress path via the (or one of the )transit connection(s).

Why don't you just go privatly?   


--- On Wed, 10/29/08, Steven King <sking at kingrst.com> wrote:

> From: Steven King <sking at kingrst.com>
> Subject: Re: Peering - Benefits?
> To: "Paul Stewart" <pstewart at nexicomgroup.net>
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 11:22 PM
> It would only be a redundant connection if the AS your
> peering with is a
> transit AS. The AS that I work with is a stub AS and can
> not function as
> a fully redundant link.
> 
> Just something to watch out for.
> 
> Paul Stewart wrote:
> > Thanks!  That's a really good one and surprised
> myself I missed it..;)
> >
> > _____________________________________________
> > From: Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
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> > Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 3:28 PM
> > To: Paul Stewart
> > Cc: nanog at nanog.org
> > Subject: Re: Peering - Benefits?
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> > On Wed, 29 Oct 2008 15:17:45 EDT, Paul Stewart said:
> >
> >   
> >> I can think of some but looking to develop a
> concrete list of
> >>     
> > appealing
> >   
> >> reasons etc. such as:
> >>
> >> -control over routing between networks
> >> -security aspect (being able to filter/verify
> routes to some degree)
> >> -latency/performance
> >>     
> >
> > I'm surprised you didn't include "chance
> to pick up a redundant
> > connection".
> >
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