Re: [irs-discuss] IRS Problem Statement Posted

Robert Raszuk <robert@raszuk.net> Tue, 31 July 2012 02:10 UTC

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Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2012 19:10:49 -0700
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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.
> 

No


> [ / 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 ]

No


Thx,
R.



> 
> 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.