juniper mx80 vs cisco asr 1000
mtinka at globaltransit.net
Mon Jan 23 12:32:31 CST 2012
On Monday, January 23, 2012 11:29:57 PM amaged at gmail.com
> ASR 1000 does not run XR. You probably mean XE.
Indeed, I did, as I clarified in some private responses as
well. I thought it would be obvious so I decided not to
publicly correct it :-).
> The high availability features that requires maintaining
> state and stateful switch over never seem to work out of
> the box on early releases and need some time until the
> feature gets mature. I've found this across different
To be fair, I've only ever used SSO on the CRS and ASR1000;
fairly happy with those jobs. The same on a 6500 was an
utter fail, but we mostly kit those out with single SUP720's
anyway, so no point for SSO.
The rest of our Cisco is 7200's, which are just a single
GRES on Juniper works pretty well, provided you understand
the caveats, e.g., Multicast isn't maintained across
Other kinky HA features like ISSU for this or that protocol
is too sexy for us. BFD is as exotic as we'll get, plus a
little bit of IETF Graceful Restart (not NSR here).
> The dual IOS process works best with two Routing
> Engines/ESPs on higher models.
Well, if you have dual RP's, you don't need the dual IOS XE
software process then :-).
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