SP / Enterprise design (dis)similarities

Keegan Holley keegan.holley at sungard.com
Tue Oct 11 05:19:38 UTC 2011

2011/10/11 Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at gmail.com>

> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 1:12 AM, Keegan Holley
> <keegan.holley at sungard.com> wrote:
> > The definition of clean is also subjective.  There are many who would run
> > the IGP only for loopbacks and /30's and force everything into BGP even
> at
> > small scale.  BGP makes it easier to control the routing relationships
> > between companies and pretty much removes the need for redistribution.
> > There are trade-offs though, such as load-balancing.
> just loadbalance toward the next-hop, no?

It depends on the IGP, whether the paths have exactly the same metric and
whether or not you need to run MPLS.

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