[ppml] Revising Centrally Assigned ULA draft
randy at psg.com
Tue Jun 19 13:28:54 EDT 2007
> So the existing small ISP at the edge of the DFZ behind a couple of
> DS-3s is going to be fine? Even if this poor sap buys bigger hardware
> to accomodate a larger FIB/RIB, how's he going to get a full table
> update (after maintenance or a crash) in a timely fashion?
> I agree there's no need for panic, but there's need for some serious
> work. The biggest players are going to be pushing the edge of the
> RIB/FIB envelope. The next set down in scale (but still near the
> "core", whatever that is) will be pretty much okay. The little guys
> near the edge are going to be pretty screwed unless they put out some
> serious dollars.
and there is no rational way out. id/loc is fantasy, old fantasy.
once upon a time, one used to be able to run a small (often rural) telco
with small equipment. now a small telco has to buy monster switch(es).
and now you may be able to infer why the vendors are not panicked and
are telling us everything is alright.
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