Broadcom vs Mellanox based platforms

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


Hello

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 gmail.com> 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
>


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