SP / Enterprise design (dis)similarities

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 01:02:17 CDT 2011


On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 1:19 AM, Keegan Holley
<keegan.holley at sungard.com> wrote:
>
>
> 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.

sure.



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