2021-07-12
Meeting with Segment Routing

Finally, I’ve got a chance to take a dive into Segment Routing concepts, operations, and other aspects.
I was labbing with the migration scenario which is described in “DAY ONE: MIGRATING TO SEGMENT ROUTING”.

Have got a lot of fun, recommended.

I’m going to setup SRv6 topology as well, once I get the time.

Juniper DAY ONE: MIGRATING TO SEGMENT ROUTING

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2020-11-18
Understanding Inter-AS L3VPN - Option A/B/C

One more time, I would refresh my tender memories about MPLS l3vpn options. By the way, I recently faced with D option again.

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2017-02-14
Validation Methodology

By the way, few epic black books about network testing/validation methodology from Ixia.

Ixia Black Book - Video over IP
Ixia Black Book - Advanced MPLS
Ixia Black Book - QoS Validation

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2015-05-29
Mikrotik as RR

At the first look, RouterOS works fine as BGP router-reflector for vpnv4 and vpls. In other words, reliably,
we can use MikroTik Cloud Core Router CCR1016-12S-1S+($495.00) with 9 cores x 1.2GHz CPU and 2GB RAM as large ISP scale RR.

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2015-04-20
Extreme Summit X480 as carrier over carrier CE.

Shortly, doesn’t work cause BGP ipv4 label distribition isn’t supported. Also, vi-style policy editing is gothic, I think.

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2012-05-31
EMC Ionix

Now, I have pilot installation of EMC Ionix and network topology discovering process in progress. Looks awesome.

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2011-05-12
A couple VPLS testing methodologies

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2011-04-07
TE Mesh Groups & implementations

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2011-03-22
An Analysis of Scaling Issues in MPLS-TE Core Networks

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2011-03-18
Cisco ME 3800X Series Carrier Ethernet Switch Router

New really interesting product from Cisco:

Cisco ME 3800X Series Carrier Ethernet Switch Router Data Sheet

At this moment I haven�t any information about Cisco ME 3800X�s price.

UPD:

ME3800X Carrier Ethernet Switch Router 24 GE SFP+2 10GE SFP+ - 22K
ME3800X Metro Aggregation Services License - 10K

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