Low Cost 10G Router

Jameson, Daniel Daniel.Jameson at tdstelecom.com
Tue May 19 19:53:58 UTC 2015

The running estimate is about 3 cores per 10GIf to maintain Line-Rate forwarding.  The Enterprise version of Vyatte runs around 1.5-2 cores per 10Gif (Depends on how the forwarding plane is treating traffic,  if you're remarking or heavy firewall rules the interrupt forwarding cost starts to impede.

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From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org] On Behalf Of Max Tulyev
Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 1:24 PM
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Subject: Re: Low Cost 10G Router

Last config I touched: 2xIntel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2650 0 @ 2.00GHz, 12 Gbit summary, <5% each core load.

On 19.05.15 21:06, Piotr Iwanejko wrote:
> Wiadomość napisana przez Max Tulyev <maxtul at netassist.ua> w dniu 19 maj 2015, o godz. 19:58:
>> We are using softrouters based on Supermicro chassis, E5v3 cpu, 
>> Linux/BIRD and Intel 10G NICs. And VERY happy.
> Out of curiosity, how much traffic you pass over those softrouters?
> Piotr

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