Mikrotik Cloud Core Router and BGP real life experiences?
m.hotze at hotze.com
Fri Dec 27 08:47:49 UTC 2013
looking at the specs of Mikrotik Cloud Core Routers it seems to be to good to be true  having so much bang for the bucks. So virtually all smaller ISPs would drop their CISCO gear for Mikrotik Routerboards.
We are using a handful of Mikrotik boxes, but on a much lower network level (splitting networks; low end router behind ADSL modem, ...). We're happy with them.
So I am asking for real life experience and not lab values with Mikrotik Cloud Core Routers and BGP. How good can they handle full tables and a bunch of peering sessions? How good does the box react when adding filters (during attacks)? Reloading the table? etc. etc.
I am looking for _real_ _life_ values compared to a CISCO NPE-G2. Please tell me/us from your first hand experience.
 If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
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