Low Cost 10G Router
colton.conor at gmail.com
Wed May 20 02:06:26 UTC 2015
So this new $1295 Mikrotik CCR1036-8G-2S+EM has a 36 core Tilera CPU with
16GB of ram. Each core is running at 1.2Ghz? I assume that Mikrotik is
multicore in software, so why does this box not outperform these intel
boxes that everyone is recommending? Is it just a limitation of ports?
On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 6:03 PM, Faisal Imtiaz <faisal at snappytelecom.net>
> > I've seen serious, unusual performance bottlenecks in Mikrotik CCR, in
> > cases not even achieving a gigabit speeds on 10G interfaces. Performance
> > drops more rapidly then Cisco with smaller packet sizes.
> > -mel beckman
> Folks often forget that Mikrotik ROS can also run on x86 machines.....
> Size your favorite hardware (server) or network appliance with appropriate
> ports, add MT ROS on a CF card, and you are good to go.
> We use i7 based network appliance with dual 10g cards (you can use a quad
> 10g card, such as those made by hotlav).
> with a 2gig of ram, you can easily do multiple (4-5 or more full bgp
> peers), and i7 are good for approx 1.2mill pps.
> Best of luck.
> Faisal Imtiaz
> Snappy Internet & Telecom
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