Bird vs Quagga revisited

Vlad Galu galu at
Wed Aug 22 20:51:16 UTC 2012

On Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 11:38 AM, Andy Davidson wrote:

> I'm not clear what you care about from a performance point of view -
> forwarding ? acting as a route-server ? collector ? BIRD is a great,
> super-fast route-server daemon - much "better" than typical competitors
> Quagga and OpenBGPd at this job. In a forwarding capacity, I do not
> know and I would really think that Operating system performance and
> environment tuning will have more to do with forwarding performance than
> the daemon used.
+1. FIB performance and RIB performance are two very different things, and the former depends on the OS. Besides (although I haven't checked this recently), Quagga still does not support multiple FIBs.
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