$10k per BGP prefix? (was Re: Level 3 BGP Advertisements)

Peter Kristolaitis alter3d at alter3d.ca
Wed Aug 29 21:31:16 UTC 2012

On 12-08-29 04:55 PM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "William Herrin" <bill at herrin.us>
>> That's very poor practice. Each announcements costs *other people* the
>> better part of $10k per year.
> That sounds ... really really big to me, Bill.  Do you have a source
> for that cust-accounting number?
> Cheers,
> -- jra '2 or 3 orders of magnitude' a

What, you don't spend $4,000,000,000 per year due to the size of the 
global routing table?   I know I've budgeted $4.5B for next year to 
account for growth, which leaves my expected balance sheet at about.... 
err.... carry the two... -$4.4999B.   Sweet!

- Pete

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