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: Open Source BGP Route Optimization?

  • From: Bob Martin
  • Date: Thu May 27 12:39:25 2004

This should help

http://www.bgp4.as/tools

Olivier Bonaventure wrote:

Noel,

Does anybody happen to know of any open source project working on a BGP
route optimizer like what Route Science or Internap or the likes have
commercially?


The TOTEM project (see http://totem.info.ucl.ac.be/ ) is building a set
of open source traffic engineering tools. Our focus is currently on
tools that can allow ISPs to engineer/capacity plan their network by :
- tuning BGP configuration
- tuning IGP weights
- establishing intra- and inter-domain MPLS tunnels

The TOTEM toolbox will evolve over a three years period and the first
version will be available this fall from the project web site.

Concerning BGP, the project has already developped a tool called C-BGP
(http://cbgp.info.ucl.ac.be) that can be used to simulate the behavior
of BGP in large networks. C-BGP supports a configuration language
similar to current routers and we have used it to simulated networks
with 10.000 routers. We are currently using CBGP to perform what-if
analysis to evaluate the impact of link, router and peering failures in
transit networks.
We are interested in discussing with ISPs who would like to use/test
such an opensource traffic engineering toolbox on ther network.


Best regards,


Olivier Bonaventure




Discussion Communities


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


Merit Network, Inc.