PCH Peering Paper

Livingood, Jason Jason_Livingood at comcast.com
Fri Feb 12 15:55:59 UTC 2016

How does it look when you examine it by not the count of sessions or links
but by the volume of overall data? I wonder if it may change a little like
50% of the volume of traffic is covered by a handshake. (I made 50% up -
could be any percentage.)


PS - My email address has changed and I’m trying to send a 3rd time.
Apologies if they all suddenly post to the list as duplicates! :-)

>On 2/10/16, 6:34 PM, "NANOG on behalf of Patrick W. Gilmore"
><nanog-bounces at nanog.org on behalf of patrick at ianai.net> wrote:
>>I quoted a PCH peering paper at the Peering Track. (Not violating rules,
>>talking about myself.)
>>The paper is:
>>	https://www.pch.net/resources/Papers/peering-survey/PCH-Peering-Survey-2
>>I said ³99.97%² of all peering sessions have nothing behind them more
>>than a ³handshake² or an email. It seems I was in error. Mea Culpa.
>>The number in the paper, on page one is, 99.52%.
>>Hopefully everyone will read the paper, and perhaps help create better

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