Merit Network
Can't find what you're looking for? Search the Mail Archives.
  About Merit   Services   Network   Resources & Support   Network Research   News   Events   Home

Discussion Communities: Merit Network Email List Archives

North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: The Big Squeeze

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Mon Mar 03 23:43:31 1997

>Computational power required for a route flap is not the issue here.
>
>Many people have stated that, statistically longer prefixes flap
>more.  Unfortunately, they have then said that because of this shorter
>prefixes should have looser dampening parameters put on them, when
>what they really meant was that the longer prefixes should have more
>strict dampening parameters put on them.  Yes it is exactly the same
>thing, but it is an important semantic distinction.  If a group of
>prefixes categorized by a its length tends to flap more than the
>average, then said group should have more strict dampening parameters
>placed on it.

Statistics are soo much fun.




Discussion Communities


About Merit | Services | Network | Resources & Support | Network Research
News | Events | Contact | Site Map | Merit Network Home


Merit Network, Inc.