[scale] Third (and final?) call to discuss scaling VPNs

"Adrian Farrel" <adrian@olddog.co.uk> Tue, 07 January 2014 10:46 UTC

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Subject: [scale] Third (and final?) call to discuss scaling VPNs
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My previous two emails may have been lost in the vacations.

It is now a working week for most people, so let's have one more attempt to see
whether there is interest in this topic.

Thanks,
Adrian

> -----Original Message-----
> From: scale [mailto:scale-bounces@ietf.org] On Behalf Of Adrian Farrel
> Sent: 03 January 2014 22:21
> To: scale@ietf.org
> Subject: [scale] Scaling VPNs in the New Year
> 
> Sending this again in the hope of catching some people at their desks at the
> start of January.
> 
> Adrian
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: scale [mailto:scale-bounces@ietf.org] On Behalf Of Adrian Farrel
> > Sent: 25 December 2013 21:42
> > To: scale@ietf.org
> > Subject: [scale] Scaling VPNs at Christmas
> >
> > Hello Scale Mailing List,
> >
> > I'm a bit puzzled by the lack of activity on this list. If there is genuine
> > support for the idea of a BoF to discuss scaling VPNs (issues, requirements,
> > moving towards solutions) I would have expected to see more traffic.
> Certainly,
> > if there is no more evidence of enthusiasm to discuss this then I don't
think
> we
> > will go ahead with a face-to-face meeting (i.e. a BoF) at the London IETF.
> >
> > I had expected to hear a chorus of complaints from operators about how they
> > struggle with their deployments today, and how they want to grow them soon.
> I
> > thought I was going to hear from a number of operators about the VPN
> > requirements of data centers. And I had expected a number of vendors to be
> > wanting to talk about how they address these problems. My expectation had
> > been
> > that we would talk about different scaling challenges across the VPN space
and
> > learn what techniques could be common.
> >
> > But it is OK!
> > If no-one has scaling concerns or if no-one wants to talk about them right
> now,
> > we can move on.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Adrian
> 
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