Juniper hardware recommendation
mark at tinka.africa
Sun May 16 14:33:24 UTC 2021
All sounds like a bit of Broadcom to me :-).
On 5/16/21 14:56, Colton Conor wrote:
> Looks like its replacement is the 5120 series. The question is does
> the 5120 have the same limitations and similar chipset?
> On Sun, May 16, 2021 at 7:06 AM Jason Healy
> <jhealy at suffieldacademy.org <mailto:jhealy at suffieldacademy.org>> wrote:
> To echo Alain's comments earlier, the Juniper QFX 5100 series is
> stable, once you figure out all the shortcomings of the chipset.
> We aren't doing anything fancy, but have certainly bumped into our
> share of issues that have no workaround because it's a limitation
> of the physical hardware. Since we're talking about counters, see
> if you can spot the error with IPv6 accounting in the output from
> our 5100 below (about 50% of our traffic is v6):
> Transit statistics:
> Input bytes : 284315487788005 412457312 bps
> Output bytes : 39937401090441 29417528 bps
> Input packets: 231391925059 39552 pps
> Output packets: 88278182551 10809 pps
> IPv6 transit statistics:
> Input bytes : 0
> Output bytes : 0
> Input packets: 0
> Output packets: 0
> I believe the 5100 just announced EOL
> <https://support.juniper.net/support/eol/product/qfx_series/>); I
> haven't had time to look at the replacement models to see if they
> behave any better.
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