Mikrotik Cloud Core Router and BGP real life experiences?

Geraint Jones geraint at koding.com
Fri Dec 27 09:24:12 UTC 2013


> On 27/12/2013, at 10:13 pm, Martin Hotze <m.hotze at hotze.com> wrote:
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> estimated traffic levels are at about half a gig, but at least 50 megs of UDP (VoIP) in both directions.
> 
> one thing is that I haven't found a solution for redundant power supply.
> 
Buy 2 :)

> #m
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Geraint Jones [mailto:geraint at koding.com]
>> Sent: Friday, December 27, 2013 10:03 AM
>> To: Martin Hotze
>> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
>> Subject: Re: Mikrotik Cloud Core Router and BGP real life experiences?
>> 
>> I am going to be deploying 4 as edge routers in the next few weeks, each
>> will have 1 or 2 full tables plus partial IX tables. So I should have some
>> empirical info soon.
>> 
>> They will be doing eBGP to upstreams and iBGP/OSPF internally. I went with
>> the 16gb RAM models.
>> 
>> However these boxes are basically Linux running on top of tilera CPUs, in
>> terms of throughput as long as everything stays on the fastpath they have
>> no issues doing wire speed on all ports, however the moment you add a
>> firewall rule or the like they drop to 1.5gbps.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> On 27/12/2013, at 9:47 pm, Martin Hotze <m.hotze at hotze.com> wrote:
>> (...)



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