BGP Peers as basis of available routes

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Wed Oct 19 18:53:40 CDT 2011


On Wed, 19 Oct 2011 15:21:27 +0800, "Nathanael C. Cariaga" said:

> Thanks for the prompt response.  Actually our requirement is to find a 
> webhosting provider whose routes are widely advertised locally and 
> regionally.

That's different from who the provider peers with.  We (AS1312) don't
peer with much of anybody, but I *hope* our routes are pretty widely
advertised.  Anybody *not* seeing routes for AS1312? (And yes, most
of the routes end up going through one or another of MATP's PoP's).

So what failure mode are you trying to protect against by finding a provider
with a lot of routes?  I suspect there's probably a better metric to deal
with the actual concern...

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