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NANOG Meeting Presentation Abstract

Building a Dense, Scalable and Cheaper Peering Router
Meeting: NANOG50
Date / Time: 2010-10-04 12:00pm - 12:30pm
This item is webcast
Room: Ellington
Presenters: Speakers:

Tom Scholl, nLayer

Tom Scholl currently is a Principal Network Engineer at nLayer Communications. He has worked in network engineering roles for the past 14 years and has been an active contributor to the NANOG program with several presentations. He previously was at SBC, which later acquired AT&T and was a key participant on network integrations with Cingular and SBC. While at AT&T, he was main contributor to their architecture of MPLS-TE, BGP and various other network architecture functions. Tom has worked in both engineering and operations roles and understand the needs of each individual group. Tom continues to try to distribute clue and help others when it comes to designing and operating networks.
Abstract: This presentation aims to bring the low-cost economic 1U/2U top-of-rack device beyond just the datacenter. I intend to outline how you can take some of the low-cost commodity top-of-rack router/switches and transform it into a viable BGP Internet peering router, providing you a dense Nx10GE peering router at an order of magnitude cheaper than the big metal boxes on the market. Through a variety of tricks with MPLS and BGP, an operator can still have roughly the same functionality they have today with a few additional enhancements.
Files: youtubeBuilding a Dense, Scalable and Cheaper Peering Router
pdfScholl(PDF)
Sponsors: None.

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NANOG50 Abstracts

  • Track: Research Forum
    Moderators:
    Lixia ZhangUCLA; .
    Speakers:
    Zied Ben Houidi, France Telecom R&D Orange Labs; Srikanth Sundaresan, Georgia Tech; Vyautus Valancius, Georgia Institute of Technology;
  • Track: OpenFlow
    Speakers:
    Nick McKeownStanford University; .
    Matt Davy, Indiana University; Chris Tracy, ESnet;
  • Track: Research Forum
    Moderators:
    Lixia ZhangUCLA; .
    Speakers:
    Zied Ben Houidi, France Telecom R&D Orange Labs; Srikanth Sundaresan, Georgia Tech; Vyautus Valancius, Georgia Institute of Technology;
  • Track: Research Forum
    Moderators:
    Lixia ZhangUCLA; .
    Speakers:
    Zied Ben Houidi, France Telecom R&D Orange Labs; Srikanth Sundaresan, Georgia Tech; Vyautus Valancius, Georgia Institute of Technology;
  • Track: OpenFlow
    Speakers:
    Nick McKeownStanford University; .
    Matt Davy, Indiana University; Chris Tracy, ESnet;
  • Track: Research Forum
    Moderators:
    Lixia ZhangUCLA; .
    Speakers:
    Zied Ben Houidi, France Telecom R&D Orange Labs; Srikanth Sundaresan, Georgia Tech; Vyautus Valancius, Georgia Institute of Technology;
  • Track: OpenFlow
    Speakers:
    Nick McKeownStanford University; .
    Matt Davy, Indiana University; Chris Tracy, ESnet;
  • Lightning Talks
    Speakers:
    Saleem BhattiUniversity of St. Andrews; .
    Tom DalyDynamic Network Services, Inc.; .
    Martin HanniganThe Iceland Guy; .
  • Lightning Talks
    Speakers:
    Saleem BhattiUniversity of St. Andrews; .
    Tom DalyDynamic Network Services, Inc.; .
    Martin HanniganThe Iceland Guy; .
  • Lightning Talks
    Speakers:
    Saleem BhattiUniversity of St. Andrews; .
    Tom DalyDynamic Network Services, Inc.; .
    Martin HanniganThe Iceland Guy; .
  • Track: DNS
    Speakers:
    Duane Wessels, VeriSign; Wes Hardaker, SPARTA/Cobham; Mehmet AkcinICANN; .
  • Track: DNS
    Speakers:
    Duane Wessels, VeriSign; Wes Hardaker, SPARTA/Cobham; Mehmet AkcinICANN; .
  • Track: DNS
    Speakers:
    Duane Wessels, VeriSign; Wes Hardaker, SPARTA/Cobham; Mehmet AkcinICANN; .
  • Track: Tools
    Moderators:
    Mohit Lad, Thousand Eyes; Speakers:
    Jason ZurawskiInternet2; .
    Pat Pannuto, Merit Network;
  • Track: Tools
    Moderators:
    Mohit Lad, Thousand Eyes; Speakers:
    Jason ZurawskiInternet2; .
    Pat Pannuto, Merit Network;
  • Track: Tools
    Moderators:
    Mohit Lad, Thousand Eyes; Speakers:
    Jason ZurawskiInternet2; .
    Pat Pannuto, Merit Network;

 

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