estimation of number of DFZ IPv4 routes at peak in the future

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Tue Mar 8 22:10:42 CST 2011


On Mar 8, 2011, at 10:17 PM, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:

> My guess therefore is a peak around 450-500k IPv4 DFZ routes and that this would happen in around 3-5 years. I wanted to record this for posterity.
> 
> What is your guess, any why?

I think it'll end up around the same range, mostly due to hardware with built-in route limits.  Some providers will be stuck with this for ~5-7 years due to equipment lifecycle depreciation.

- jared



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