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D. Newman, "Internet Core Router Test" Mar 2001.
Internet Core Router Test
Authors: D. Newman
Published: Light Reading, 2001
URL:http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=4009&site=testing
Entry Date: 2003-01-28
Datasets:
  • Live Internet core links:
    • MAE-East
    • MAE-West
    • 35 major ISPs
    • Merit Network
  • Generated (?) traffic based on the packet size distribution sampled from Merit over a two-week period
  • Generated traffic consisting entirely of 40-byte packets
Results: Compares the following routers:
  • Charlotte Aranea-1 / AraneOS 2.0
  • Cisco 12416 Internet Router / 12.0 (14) SX
  • Foundry NetIron Internet Router / 7.1.00
  • Juniper M160 Internet Backbone Router / 4.2R2.4 / 4.2E
Test Winner
IP forwarding and latency (OC48) Cisco
MPLS forwarding and latency (OC48) Cisco, Juniper
IP forwarding and latency (OC192) Cisco, Juniper
MPLS forwarding and latency (OC192) Cisco, Juniper
Longest match lookup times (OC48) Cisco
Longest match lookup times (OC192) Cisco
BGP table capacity Juniper
MPLS LSP capacity Juniper
Route flapping (OC48) Cisco, Juniper
Route flapping (OC192) Juniper
Convergence (OC48) Juniper
Convergence (OC192) Juniper
Packet filtering (OC48) Juniper
Packet filtering (OC192) Juniper
IP class of service handling (OC48) Cisco, Juniper
IP class of service handling (OC192) Cisco
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