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Re: Any from PSI on this list?

  • From: Alex Rubenstein
  • Date: Mon Jun 16 19:05:12 1997

#1, we are not a customer of PSI, #2, we are near the NYC pop, which I
would be sure is noe overloaded when it comes to peering (I would assume).



At 09:41 AM 6/16/97 -0700, Wayne Bouchard wrote:
>I've heard this from various networks as well. While I find it
>annoying, it does serve usefull purposes. More peering sessions mean
>higher CPU load. higher CPU load can mean more instability within the
>router. When the router crashes or otherwise reboots, it takes it
>longer to resynchronize which means longer delays in convergance and
>poorer overall service. Limiting the number of peering sessions on
>really busy routers is a benefit, not a problem. The only thing that
>could be asked of them would be that they investigate installing a
>second router to offload some of the peering sessions so they don't
>have such a backlog of requests and maybe provide load balancing. if
>they are accepting applications, they need to provide facilities for
>those requests to be implemented.
>
>However, I still second the comment below..
>
>> Please commend PSI for not making the situation at the MAEs worse, don't
>> criticize them.  By connecting any more peers at ME/MW, it will simply
>> add to the packetloss levels for all of us.
>> 
>> Rob
>> > 
>> > Alex,
>> > 
>> > 	We executed peering agreements with PSI in May (1997) for peering at
>> > MAE-EAST and MAE-WEST (signed, mailed, etc...)
>> > 
>> > 	One of our engineers contacted them last week to turn up these peering
>> > sessions and was told by PSI that even though we have an executed peering
>> > agreement with you, "our routers at the MAE's are overloaded and we
are not
>> > currently turning up any new peers."
>> > 
>> > 
>> > K
>> > 
>> > --
>> > | Kyle C. Bacon
>> > | VP Operations
>> > | kbacon@fibernet.net
>> > | http://www.fibernet.net
>> > 
>> >  connecting your world...
>> > 
>> > On Jun 16, 10:11am, Alex Rubenstein wrote:
>> > > Subject: Any from PSI on this list?
>> > >
>> > > I can't seem to reach anyone at PSI who knows what I am talking
about, so
>> > > I thought I would try here.
>> > >
>> > > Lately, our connectivity to PSI has gotten worse; to the point where
>> > > customers complaing about getting to sites from PSI.
>> > >
>> > > The thing is, PSI has a 'MEGA-PoP' about 14 feet away from me at 33
>> > > Whitehall Street, in NYC.
>> > >
>> > > I know PSI peers there with a few folks; are they adding? How do you
>> > > become considered for peering with PSI?
>> > >
>> > > Thanks for your time.
>> > >
>> > >-- End of excerpt from Alex Rubenstein
>> > 
>> > 
>> > 
>> > -- 
>> > | Kyle C. Bacon 
>> > | VP Operations
>> > | kbacon@fibernet.net
>> > | http://www.fibernet.net
>> >  
>> >  connecting your world... 
>> >  
>> > 
>> 
>> 
>
>
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