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Re: BGP and memory

  • From: Jared Mauch
  • Date: Wed Oct 13 16:10:38 1999

	Or buy third party memory instead of supporint
Ron's children, or his stock portfolio ;)

	- jared

On Wed, Oct 13, 1999 at 10:58:46AM -0700, Ron Buchalski wrote:
> 
> The problem is, it's probably cheaper to engineer a box with more low cost 
> memory than it is to pay a high salary to a programmer to write small code.
> 
> At least, it is in _this_ part of the world...  ;-)
> 
> -rb
> 
> >From: "Alex P. Rudnev" <alex@virgin.relcom.eu.net>
> >To: nanog@merit.edu
> >Subject: BGP and memory
> >Date: Wed, 13 Oct 1999 18:22:30 +0400 (MSD)
> >
> >
> >Amazing fact:
> >
> >Come back to this talks about BGP and memory, I calculated the size of
> >total BGP information in the 'show ip bgp' cisco output. No doubt, it's
> >not all attributes printed here, but on the other hand it's the text view,
> >not the binary presentation.
> >
> >Results are:
> >
> >  118113 lines
> >  10065161 bytes (10Mb)
> >
> >100 bytes/route , in the text form, average.
> >
> >Compare to
> >
> >65955 network entries and 159898 paths using 12154642 bytes of memory
> >31322 BGP path attribute entries using 2800660 bytes of memory
> >14718 BGP route-map cache entries using 235488 bytes of memory
> >1712 BGP filter-list cache entries using 27392 bytes of memory
> >178 received paths for inbound soft reconfiguration
> >BGP activity 540738/474776 prefixes, 5007746/4847848 paths
> >3037709 prefixes revised.
> >
> >and note - this is BINARY form...
> >
> >No, if someone want to implement the core BGP in the 8 MB ram, he can do
> >it as well (through the cost of his work + cost of debug should be much
> >greater than the cost of 128RAM memory -:)).
> >
> >Aleksei Roudnev, Network Operations Center, Relcom, Moscow
> >(+7 095) 194-19-95 (Network Operations Center Hot Line),(+7 095) 230-41-41, 
> >N 13729 (pager)
> >(+7 095) 196-72-12 (Support), (+7 095) 194-33-28 (Fax)
> >
> >
> 
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