ARIN and the RPKI (was Re: AltDB?)

Randy Bush randy at
Wed Jan 5 23:15:38 CST 2011

>> actually, the formal rpki-based origin-validation stuff is measured
>> to take *less* cpu, a lot less, than ACLs
> On the platforms which really matter in terms of rPKI, ACLs are
> handled in hardware, so this is pretty much a wash.

really?  it was measured on a GSR.  full check on a prefix, 10usec.
that's microseconds.

as chris pointed out, though, one pays for having the data in the trie,
i.e. in ram.  but not a lot.


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