Broadcom vs Mellanox based platforms

Jean Delestre jean.delestre at
Mon Jun 4 15:24:14 UTC 2018


Not sure how to compare but i'd be very interested in the result of your
work !

Le lun. 4 juin 2018 à 07:43, Kasper Adel <karim.adel at> a écrit :

> Hello
> I’m asked to evaluate switching platforms that has different forwarding
> chips but the same OS.
> Assuming these vendors give the same SDK and similar documentation/support,
> then what would be comparison points to consider, other than the obvious
> (price, features, bps, pps).
> I’m thinking, how do i validate their claims about capability to do
> leaf/spine arch, ToR/Gateways, telemetry, serviceability, facilities to
> troubleshoot packet drops or FIB programming misses, hidden tools...etc
> It would be great if anyonw can give some thoughts around it, specially if
> you have tried one or both.
> Thanks
> Kim

More information about the NANOG mailing list