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

"Russ White" <> Tue, 03 December 2013 17:05 UTC

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> 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
> would be slide 2. We will need to help to create the problem statement.


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

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.