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core router bakeoff at Light Reading

  • From: David Newman
  • Date: Mon Mar 12 08:09:18 2001


(apologies for cross-posting)

Readers of this list may be interested 
in the results of a four-vendor 
core router bakeoff just posted here:

http://lightreading.com/testing

Each vendor supplied:

up to 12 x OC-192c 
up to 48 x OC-48c 

The entries were: 

Charlotte's Networks Aranea-1
Cisco 12416
Foundry NetIron
Juniper M160

Tests included:

IP baselines
MPLS baselines
BGP table capacity
MPLS LSP capacity
longest-match lookup
route flapping
route convergence
filtering
class of service

There's also a discussion of packet reordering.

Regards,
David Newman
Network Test









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