vyatta for bgp

Charles N Wyble charles at knownelement.com
Thu Sep 22 13:38:27 CDT 2011


On 09/22/2011 05:37 AM, Pierce Lynch wrote:
> Andreas Echavez [mailto:andreas at livejournalinc.com] originally wrote:
>> Ultimately, the network is as reliable as you build it. With software, it's much cheaper to divide and scale horizontally. Hardware devices are expensive and usually horizontal
>> scalability never happens. So in reality, an enterprise blows 100k on two routers, they both flop because of some "firmware bug", and you're down.
> With this in mind, I am keen to understand how many implementations of packages such as Quagga and Zebra that the group use. With the likes of Vyatta being discussed, I am keen to see if products such as Quagga as still regularly used as it used to be.

I think that the original/upstream versions are out of date as compared 
to the one maintained by Vyatta. Or Google (for their MPLS processing 
needs). See 
http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog50/abstracts.php?pt=MTYzNSZuYW5vZzUw&nm=nanog50 
<http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog50/abstracts.php?pt=MTYzNSZuYW5vZzUw&nm=nanog50>



> Thoughts welcome!
>
> Kind regards,
>
> /P.
>




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