Low Cost 10G Router
codygrosskopf at gmail.com
Wed May 20 17:17:52 UTC 2015
Add Alcatel-Lucent 7750? I have no experience but this list seems to love
On Wed, May 20, 2015, 9:44 AM Colton Conor <colton.conor at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, from the sounds of it most are saying for low cost, the way to go would
> be a software router, which I was trying to avoid. To answer the bandwidth
> question, we would have three 10G ports with three different carriers and
> at max push 10Gbps of total traffic to start.
> I think this leaves me with hardware routers that can support full BGP
> tables. So, who actually sells full bgp routers. So far on my list I have:
> Juniper MX Series
> Brocade MLXe or CER
> Cisco ASR 9K
> Huawei NE40E-X1-M4
> ZTE, not sure which model?
> ALU 7750
> Besides the above, am I missing anyone else that makes a true carrier grade
> hardware router?
> On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 9:54 AM, Pavel Odintsov <pavel.odintsov at gmail.com>
> > Hello!
> > Yes, we could run route add / route del when we got any announce from
> > external world with ExaBGP directly. I have implemented custom custom
> > Firewall (netmap-ipfw) management tool which implement in similar
> > manner. But I'm working with BGP flow spec. It's so complex, standard
> > BGP is much times simpler.
> > And I could share my ExaBGP configuration and hook scripts.
> > ExaBGP config:
> > Hook script which put all announces to Redis Queue:
> > But full BGP route table is enough big and need external processing.
> > But yes, with some Python code is possible to implement route server
> > with ExaBGP.
> > On Wed, May 20, 2015 at 5:25 PM, Aled Morris <aledm at qix.co.uk> wrote:
> > > On 20 May 2015 at 15:00, Pavel Odintsov <pavel.odintsov at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Yes, you could do filtering with Quagga. But Quagga is pretty old tool
> > >> without multiple dynamic features. But with ExaBGP you could do really
> > >> any significant route table transformations with Python in few lines
> > >> of code. But it's definitely add additional point of failure/bug.
> > >
> > >
> > > Couldn't your back-end scripts running under ExaBGP also manage the
> > > using standard Unix tools/APIs?
> > >
> > > Managing the FIB is basically just "route add" and "route delete"
> > >
> > > Aled
> > >
> > --
> > Sincerely yours, Pavel Odintsov
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