Devil's Advocate - Segment Routing, Why?

adamv0025 at adamv0025 at
Fri Jun 19 14:42:23 UTC 2020

> Saku Ytti
> Sent: Friday, June 19, 2020 8:50 AM
> On Fri, 19 Jun 2020 at 10:24, Radu-Adrian Feurdean <nanog at radu-
>> wrote:
> > > I don't understand the point of SRv6. What equipment can support
> > > IPv6 routing, but can't support MPLS label switching?
> >
> Maybe these inferior technologies will win, due to the marketing strength of
> DC solutions. Or maybe DC will later figure out the fundamental aspect in
> tunneling cost, and invent even-better-MPLS, which is entirely possible now
> that we have a bit more understanding how we use MPLS.
Looking back at history (VXLAN or the Google's Espresso "architecture") I'm not holding my breath for anything reasonable coming out of the DC camp....


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