in conjunction with APRICOT 2012


APOPS 1 Plenary

When: Monday, 27 February 2012
Time: 16:00-17:30 (UTC +5:30)
Where: Conference Hall B & C
Chair: Philip Smith, APNIC


16:00 BGP and the DFZ

Geoff Huston, APNIC

This presentation looks at the growth rates of BGP and also looks at the level to which deaggregation contributes to this growth.

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The RPKI, Origin Validation, & BGPsec

Randy Bush, Internet Initiative Japan

An overview of BGP security work, from the RPKI, to RPKI-Based Origin Validation, and the future work, BGPsec or AS-Path Validation.

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The Curious Incident of 7th Nov 2011

Rajeev Meharwal, Renesys Corp

On 7 November 2011 at 14:13 UTC, large swaths of the Internet became unstable or disappeared entirely for upwards of an hour. The US, Ukraine, Russia and India were some of the most impacted countries, while Level 3, Tata, and Telia were some of the most affected global providers. That day, Juniper issued an advisory that stated some of their routers "may crash upon receipt of very specific and unlikely route prefix install/delete actions, such as a BGP routing update". After we present our analysis of the impact of the event, we also provide our evidence that the ""bad"" update originated from an ISP in India, spreading from there to Tata and Level 3. For completeness, we review similar events where "odd" AS paths or "bad" attributes have tickled bugs in other vendor's products, resulting in similar partial Internet meltdowns.

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APOPS 2 Plenary

When: Tuesday, 28 February 2012
Time: 09:00-10:30 (UTC +5:30)
Where: Conference Hall B & C
Chair: Matsuzaki Yoshinobu, IIJ
09:00 Introduction to PeeringDB

Arnold Nipper, DE-CIX Management GmbH

Peering is a vital part of the Internet eco system nowadays. Building peering relationships is a time consuming job and keeps peering managers busy. PeeringDB is a tool to make life of peering managers easier and provide a holistic view on peering related data. This presentation gives an introduction to PeeringDB, how to put in data, how to use PeeringDB, gives some statistics and how the next version will look like.

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OSPF to ISIS migration

Philip Smith, APNIC

This short presentation describes the simple process required to migrate a service provider IGP from OSPF to ISIS. It is based on lab work from my ISP Workshops and migrations I have helped with in the region.

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Pushing the Limits, A Perspective on Router Architecture Challenges

Greg Hankins, Brocade

Rapidly growing IPv4/IPv6/VPN routing tables and high-density 10/100 GbE line cards create new challenges in designing a router's packet lookup and forwarding architecture. In this presentation we'll look at an overview of the available component technologies, and what options can be used to continue to meet the increasing router packet processing, lookup capabilities and memory scalability requirements.

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