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Re: When will 128M not be enough?

  • From: Christian Kuhtz
  • Date: Sun Jul 15 21:23:32 2001


Well, you don't _have_ to buy your DRAM from Crisco...

On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 03:14:53AM +0200, Nipper, Arnold wrote:
> 
> mike harrison schrieb:
> 
> > > peering with another major provider? Do you just send half of your
> traffic
> > > to that provider to nowhere? If you want fault tolerance against
> > > connectivity losses, you need full routes.
> >
> > I tried partial... after changing which upstream provider was
> > my 'default route' a few times I quickly realized this was
> > stupid. Ram and CPU is cheap enough to make full routes,
> > even on a Cisco, a VERY desirable thing.
> >
> 
> Upgrading a 2650 to 128MB for USD 5,700 is not just cheap. The box itself is
> around USD 3,300 ...
> 
> 
> Arnold
> 
> 

-- 
Christian Kuhtz <ck@arch.bellsouth.net> -wk, <ck@gnu.org> -hm
Sr. Architect, Engineering & Architecture, BellSouth.net, Atlanta, GA, U.S.
"I speak for myself only.""




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