From Europe to Australia via right way

Jared Mauch jared at
Thu Apr 2 14:03:17 UTC 2015

On Thu, Apr 02, 2015 at 10:43:25AM +0200, Elmar K. Bins wrote:
> piotr.1234 at (Piotr) wrote:
> > What's the reason, there are some telecoms,isp  that have paths eastbound,
> > southbound but in routing table they prefer longer path via US ?
> Come on - you do know that it's called "policy" routing for a reason?
> Costs, reserved bw/s for high-rollers, capacity...

	Sure, you can use static routes as well[1].

	For those that are interested you can take a look
at to get an idea of what path
might be feasible.  I will say that telecom costs tend to be
related to political stability, so when computing shortest
path cost often comes into play.

	Also, What I'm often reminding people is low-latency isn't
always the right solution, because loss is more important.  I am
less concerned about another 25-100ms if there is little jitter
and zero loss.

	- Jared

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