Internet Touches Half Million Routes: Outages Possible Next Week – Renesys


As the Internet grows beyond 512K routes in the coming weeks, older vulnerable routers may run out of memory, causing localized outages.

Source: www.renesys.com

This situation is more of an annoyance than a real Internet-wide threat. Most routers in use today at midsize to large service providers, and certainly all of the routers that operate the core infrastructure of the Internet, have plenty of room to deal with the Internet’s current span, because they were provisioned that way by sensible network operators.

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