[j-nsp] Juniper vMX

James Bensley jwbensley at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 06:04:07 EDT 2016

> From: Josh Reynolds <josh at kyneticwifi.com>
> Sent: Friday, September 9, 2016 7:41:13 PM
> To: Alex Valo
> Cc: Juniper List
> Subject: Re: [j-nsp] Juniper vMX
> Disclaimer: I have not used vMX.
> You might be better off going with something like VyOS/Vyatta. A quad core high clock xeon with 8+ GB of RAM and a PCIE ASIC like a Chelsio T420 (or better) would probably serve you well, and will have a very similar syntax.


What makes you say he'd be better off?

On 9 September 2016 at 18:48, Alex Valo <alex.valo at outlook.com> wrote:
> Thank you for your sharing your thought.
> We also consider a similar product, the Brocade vRouter 5600, which is essentially Vyatta with Intel DPDK support and a lot of bug fixes, however, we do like Juniper product,

vMX does use DPDK so I am quite curious to see how fast it will run, I
would expect line rate to be honest (I don't know if there are any
throughput licensing requirements like a Cisco CSR1000v).


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