The Making of a Router

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Thu Dec 26 23:41:37 UTC 2013


On Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:33:13 -0500, Nick Cameo said:
> Hello Everyone,
>
> We are looking to put together a 2u server with a few PCIe 3 x8
> (recommendations appreciated). The router will take a voip transcoding
> line card, and will act as an edge router for a telecom company.

Two things you want to do:

1) Split this into multiple boxes if you can.  That makes maintaining
one component a lot easier, especially when you get to point 2, which is...

2) Redundancy/failover.  Sure, it may be more expensive, but the first
time your HA failover changes a 2AM "Holy Crap" into an "Oh, bother" it
will be worth the price of admission....
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 848 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://mailman.nanog.org/pipermail/nanog/attachments/20131226/d4160397/attachment.bin>


More information about the NANOG mailing list