Re: [scale] Welcome to the MPLS VPN Scaling BoF preparation work

Loa Andersson <loa@pi.nu> Fri, 06 December 2013 05:06 UTC

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Russ,

Do i understand you correctly if I interpret "rate of change" as
the rate by which some type of change has to be done in the mpls
network? I.e. setting up or rearing down a tunnel?

/Loa



On 2013-12-04 01:05, Russ White wrote:
>
>> I've updated slide 2 mentioning number of pairwise associations and the
>> management and configuration aspects.
>
> You should also add rate of change, as that can actually be more important
> than the number of tunnels, etc. The problem is going to be taking a
> bulleted list and building it into a solid problem statement:
>
>> We will need to converge on a problem statement, a tentative starting
> point
>> would be slide 2. We will need to help to create the problem statement.
>
> Maybe:
>
> Define and address scaling issues and solutions for large VPN deployments,
> including the number of end points, number of reachable destinations, number
> of multicast trees, length of path, and rate of change in the control plane
> state.
>
> The only thing is I don't know if the list needs to be this specific, or if
> there should be a general description with specifics defined by the set of
> drafts being proposed.
>
> :-)
>
> Russ
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Loa Andersson                        email: loa@mail01.huawei.com
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