[c-nsp] ASR9k Bundle QoS in 6.0.1

Saku Ytti saku at ytti.fi
Fri Jun 10 13:35:28 EDT 2016

On 10 June 2016 at 15:00, Adam Vitkovsky <Adam.Vitkovsky at gamma.co.uk> wrote:
> So to your question of what do we gain with a centralised arbiter.
> I think it's simplicity and better efficiency.
> I did couple quick case studies comparing distributed and centralized
> arbitration procedure and it's apparent straight away that distributed
> arbitration is very chatty.
> Centralized arbiter can get to the same conclusion without all the chit-chat
> preluding every incremental iteration.

Interesting. You need to write that blog article. Intuitively I would
think centralised is more chatty, as you need global state, where as
distributed will only know about things passing that fabric.
The more fabrics you have, the larger the difference will be.


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