how many BGP routers, how many ASes
Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Wed May 13 11:01:28 CDT 2009
On May 13, 2009, at 11:53 AM, Irfan Zakiuddin wrote:
> I have scouted around for this information, but not get very far. I'm
> hoping someone will have answers at hand.
You obviously didn't look very hard. The answer to the first question
is posted to this very list every Friday:
The last two are probably not really knowable with any precision, but
you might find some estimates. Although I'm not really sure what
utility the number is.
> What I want to know is roughly how many :
> 1. ASes there are in the world today?
> 2. BGP routers there are, for intra-domain as well as inter-domain
> in total in the world?
> 3. BGP routers do the largest ASes have?
> Really interesting would then be to say either how fast the above
> are growing, or to give estimates for what the answers to 1-3 will
> be in 5
> years time.
> An Internet source that provides the above information would be most
> - though I can't seem to find it with google.
> I'd be grateful for answer to be sent to me directly, whether you
> also post
> to NANOG is up to you.
> thanks in advance.
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