BGP Design question.

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Jun 23 14:21:03 CDT 2011


On Jun 23, 2011, at 6:59 AM, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:

> On Thu, 23 Jun 2011 07:44:33 CDT, -Hammer- said:
>> Agreed. At an enterprise level, there is no need to risk extended 
>> downtime to save a buck or two. Redundant hardware is always a good way 
>> to keep Murphy out of the equation. And as far as hardware failures go, 
>> it's not that common. Nowadays it's the bugs in overly complicated code 
>> on your gear that get you first. I miss IOS 11.3.....
> 
> So what you're saying is we're more likely to take an outage due to tripping
> over a bug, so we should go for the simplest non-crossover config to minimize
> the chances of hitting a bug. ;)

It's certainly worthy of consideration.

Owen





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