Residential CPE suggestions
mianosm at gmail.com
Tue May 6 13:02:02 UTC 2014
You could also go Supermicro, and build out a 1U with SFP/Copper
connections and put VyOS/vyatta as a linux based routing platform....
....going that way you'll be strictly CPU/software bound though (Intel
wrote up this interesting report:
is no longer available on their site seemingly).
Totally built out you'd be looking at high triple digits (the SFP PCIe card
and chassis/motherboard would be your biggest hits).
On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 8:47 AM, Cryptographrix <cryptographrix at gmail.com>wrote:
> It also has support for some type of ipv4 and ipv6 offload.
> On Tue, May 6, 2014 at 3:01 AM, Joe Greco <jgreco at ns.sol.net> wrote:
> > > I was also going to recommend the EdgeRouter Pro as it has dual SFP =
> > > ports and the Vyatta/Linux stuff works quite well.
> > >
> > > I suspect you will be very surprised with the quality experience. If =
> > > you've not used Vyatta, it's very JunOS-like.
> > Does anyone have any practical experience with the EdgeRouter with a
> > largish number of prefixes?
> > http://dl.ubnt.com/datasheets/edgemax/EdgeRouter_DS.pdf
> > The "2 million+ packets per second" leads me to believe that this is
> > merely a highly optimized software based router, but under "Hardware
> > Specs" it specifically says "hardware acceleration for packet
> > processing".
> > I have no idea what's being accelerated since the "layer 3 forwarding
> > performance" specs for the FR-8 are 2Mpps (an 800MHz CPU) and the
> > FRPro-8 are 2.4Mpps (1GHz) which suggests software lookup.
> > Do these things suffer if you load them down with a full table? Or
> > a handful of firewall rules?
> > ... JG
> > --
> > Joe Greco - sol.net Network Services - Milwaukee, WI -
> > "We call it the 'one bite at the apple' rule. Give me one chance [and]
> > then I
> > won't contact you again." - Direct Marketing Ass'n position on e-mail
> > spam(CNN)
> > With 24 million small businesses in the US alone, that's way too many
> > apples.
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