[arin-ppml] debunking the myth that Moore's law helps

Michel Py michel at arneill-py.sacramento.ca.us
Wed Dec 16 13:21:48 EST 2009

> Joel Jaeggli wrote:
> I think it's awesome that the PPML lists has suddenly
> sprouted router silicon experts.

You're not very good at sarcasm IMHO and for the record, I never
pretended to be one.

> It would be interesting to hear your projections for
> the fib capacity of 100Gb/s ethernet centric forwarding
> engines circa this time 2011.

It's just a matter of time, and I'm sure when vendors feel like
producing it I'm sure they will let you know.

Reality check: GigE is on the consumer/residential market by now.

Reality check: 10 Gigabit Ethernet has been available in some rooms for

Reality check: as of today, 10 Gigabit Ethernet is available on all the
market segments.
8-port 10GigE for the CRS-1: http://tinyurl.com/yz5hbff
4 and 8-port 10 GigE for the 6500/7600: http://tinyurl.com/2fu9lm
Catalyst 4900 with two 10 GigE uplinks: http://tinyurl.com/yougjl

Anybody in here thinks that the vendors are not working on the next step


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