Re: [irs-discuss] IRS Problem Statement Posted

Nitin Bahadur <nitinb@juniper.net> Tue, 31 July 2012 02:07 UTC

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From: Nitin Bahadur <nitinb@juniper.net>
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[ off-topic ]

Today in IDR, Microsoft folks presented on running data centers using BGP. So I guess we should put OSPF & ISIS to rest. We can use BGP for everything.

[ / off-topic ]

Openflow abstractions are at the forwarding level. IRS does not compete with that.

[ rant ]
Did I just hear that you've convinced your company to replace all of its networking gear with OF gear and a uber powerful controller.
[ / rant ]

Thanks
Nitin

On Jul 30, 2012, at 6:48 PM, "Robert Raszuk" <robert@raszuk.net>; wrote:

> hi Nitin,
> 
> 
>> So IRS needs to define interfaces for both the lower layer and the upper layer.
> 
> That's precisely what openflow protocol does. Thx for confirming clearly the intentions ;).
> 
> Best regards,
> R.