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

Loa Andersson <loa@pi.nu> Thu, 12 December 2013 03:35 UTC

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Russ,

I think we are on the same page :).

On 2013-12-12 02:50, Russ White wrote:
>
>> 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?
>
> Don't remember if I already answered this or not... I would say that scale
> needs to encompass both the speed at which new tunnels are set up and torn
> down as well as the rate at which topology changes in the network drive
> tunnel modifications. Scale isn't just size of the control plane tables, but
> also the rate at which those tables change.
>
> :-)
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> Russ
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