Re: SDN and Routing Protocols

Scott Brim <scott.brim@gmail.com> Wed, 16 April 2014 18:10 UTC

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Subject: Re: SDN and Routing Protocols
From: Scott Brim <scott.brim@gmail.com>
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No one answered this?

On Apr 12, 2014 4:20 AM, "Abhishek Verma" <abhishekv.verma@gmail.com> wrote:
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> Is SDN going to make routing protocols less relevant?

No. SDN is appropriate in some environments but not all.

> as i understand more and more of this technology, there seems to be a
clear trend towards OSPF/ISIS less environments.

Yes but we were already doing this, e.g. with MPLS, before SDN took off.

> Obviously, BGP is still needed if youre talking across AS boundaries.

Yes but inter-domain SDN is also reasonable.

swb