New vyatta-nsp list

Jon Bane jon at nnbfn.net
Tue May 24 16:54:06 CDT 2011


On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 5:26 PM, Brent Jones <brent at servuhome.net> wrote:
>
>
> Well, with the new Juniper entry level MX devices out now, the cost
> difference between Vyatta and Juniper is probably insignificant now,
> and with Juniper devices, you have much higher PPS rate.
>
> Granted, I have Vyatta devices now doing BGP, and they work fine, but
> you can't argue that ASICs can forward much faster than a general
> purpose CPU  :)
>
> To each their own
>
> --
> Brent Jones
> brent at servuhome.net
>
>
I won't argue that an ASIC isn't faster, but it is hard to argue that Vyatta
isn't capable of high-end performance.

http://download.intel.com/embedded/processor/solutionbrief/322973.pdf



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