Routers in Data Centers

Rubens Kuhl rubensk at gmail.com
Sun Sep 26 19:35:34 CDT 2010


On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 8:54 PM,  <ym1r.jr at gmail.com> wrote:
> As far as I know open source solutions doesn't have support for fabric or high speed asics. So the throughput will always be a big difference. Unless you are comparing a pure packet software interrupt platform.

Not high speed ASICs, but there are hardware-forwarding open-source(in
a broad definition) solutions:
http://netfpga.org

There are 3 related presentations on NANOG 50, which suggests these
solutions are reaching "real ops" quality.

Rubens




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