Small full BGP table capable router with low power consumption

Mike Hammett nanog at ics-il.net
Tue Dec 5 18:29:21 CST 2017


I'm replacing an M10i with a CHR. 

I hope you have a newer RE so that you don't have worse BGP convergence than a CCR. 




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Mike Hammett 
Intelligent Computing Solutions 
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Midwest-IX 
http://www.midwest-ix.com 

----- Original Message -----

From: "mike lyon" <mike.lyon at gmail.com> 
To: tony at wicks.co.nz 
Cc: nanog at nanog.org 
Sent: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 12:11:27 PM 
Subject: Re: Small full BGP table capable router with low power consumption 

Unfortunately, yes. Thats why two Juniper M7is just arrived on my doorstep yesterday... 

> On Dec 5, 2017, at 10:10, <tony at wicks.co.nz> <tony at wicks.co.nz> wrote: 
> 
> Is that actually still true nowadays ? Of course there is always the option of running RouterOS on an X86 for an effective solution as well. 
> 
> -----Original Message----- 
> From: mike.lyon at gmail.com [mailto:mike.lyon at gmail.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, 6 December 2017 7:07 AM 
> To: tony at wicks.co.nz 
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org 
> Subject: Re: Small full BGP table capable router with low power consumption 
> 
> Bad thing about the CCRs is that their BGP process is single threaded. So even though it has a bunch of cores, it doesn’t utilize them for BGP. 
> 
> -Mike 
> 
> 



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