BIRD vs Quagga

Arnold Nipper arnold at nipper.de
Sat Feb 13 17:02:53 CST 2010


On 13.02.2010 02:01 Nathan Ward wrote

> On 13/02/2010, at 11:51 AM, Steve Bertrand wrote:
> 
>> fwiw, I've also heard good things about bgpd(8) and ospfd(8), but I
>> haven't tried those either...zebra/Quagga just stuck.
> 
> 
> OpenBGPd would be great for a public route server at an IX.
> 

Be cautious when doing filtering. bgpctl will hang for minutes, even
hours. Otherwise OpenBGPD seems to be very performant.

Quagga does not really behave well with lots of peers (lots >> 200), but
there will be an optimized route server version soon.

BIRD seems to do fine.




Best regards,
Arnold
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