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NANOG Meeting Presentation Abstract

Tutorial: Effective BGP Load Balancing Using "The Metric System"
Meeting: NANOG45
Date / Time: 2009-01-26 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Room: Maguana
Presenters: Speakers:

Dani Roisman, Peak Web Consulting

Dani Roisman provides Network Design and Engineering services at Peak Web Consulting. In addition to his role as a Senior Network Architect, he is also the Engineering Team Lead for Southern California. He specializes in large content datacenters and networks, with a focus on peering and multi-homing to reduce costs, improve customer negotiating stance, as well as increased network capacity, performance, and fault-tolerance. His network design and implementation accomplishments include multiplayer game and social networking deployments hosting over 5,000 servers across 9 datacenters with Internet bandwidth capacities reaching 250Gbps.
Abstract: Presenting real-world experiences of effective outbound load-balancing across multiple ISPs using BGP traffic engineering and what we call "the metric system." Primary audience is content or data hosting networks that connect to multiple ISPs. Focus is on actual techniques that have been used successfully in numerous installations for simple, effective, and reliable load balancing. This tutorial will show in-depth and specific configurations to achieve desired traffic engineering and will share real-world results.
Files: youtubeEffective BGP Load Balancing Using "The Metric System"
pdfRoisman bgp metric N45(PDF)
Sponsors: None.

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NANOG45 Abstracts

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    David Meyer, Cisco Systems/University of Oregon; Dino Farinacci, Cisco Systems;
  • Introduction to LISP
    Speakers:
    David Meyer, Cisco Systems/University of Oregon; Dino Farinacci, Cisco Systems;
  • Welcome Party
    Speakers:
    Sponsor Dominican Government, through the Dominican Republic, Export & Investment Center (CEI-RD)None; .
  • DNSSEC
    Speakers:
    Kevin Oberman, ESnet; Chris Griffiths, Comcast Cable;
  • DNSSEC
    Speakers:
    Kevin Oberman, ESnet; Chris Griffiths, Comcast Cable;
  • Peering 101
    Speakers:
    Kevin Oberman, ESnet; William B. Norton, InterStream;
  • Peering 101
    Speakers:
    Kevin Oberman, ESnet; William B. Norton, InterStream;
  • ISP Security
    Speakers:
    Eric JacksonArbor Networks; .
    Warren Kumari, Google;
  • ISP Security
    Speakers:
    Eric JacksonArbor Networks; .
    Warren Kumari, Google;
  • 4-byte ASNs
    Speakers:
    Greg Hankins, Force10 Networks; Chris MalayterSwitch and Data; .
  • 4-byte ASNs
    Speakers:
    Greg Hankins, Force10 Networks; Chris MalayterSwitch and Data; .
  • Peering
    Speakers:
    Aaron Hughes, Cariden Technologies, LMCO, UnitedLayer;

 

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