Do you guys think that a Open BSD BGP Server Router, Quad Core Zeon Processor with Broadcom Netextreme TCP offload NIC and 4GB of ram can compete with a Cat 6506 as an edge router doing BGP for full routing Tables?
PC is a lousy router, though its cool to run OpenBSD BGP in a PC, maybe in a LAB or small DC/ISP.
You need a hardware where its peripherals (CPU, RAM, Disk, Bus) are built specifically for some purpose > ROUTING/SWITCHING < for robust and optimum performance. In contrast PC peripherals are generic, its built to run everything.
We are pleased to announce availability of Beta software for 16.6.3. 16.6.3 will be the second rebuild on the 16.6 release train targeted towards Catalyst 9500/9400/9300/3850/3650 switching platforms. We are looking for early feedback from custome...