[j-nsp] cheapest juniper router capable of lsys

Dale Shaw dale.shaw+j-nsp at gmail.com
Tue Jun 27 19:56:28 EDT 2017

Hi Vincent,

On Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 2:46 AM, Vincent Bernat <bernat at luffy.cx> wrote:
> The downside of the vMX for experimentation is that it is very CPU
> hungry. The dataplane VMs are using a busy loop to catch packets and
> they will use 100% of the CPU you allocate to them. They also need a lot
> of memory.

For vMX, there is a "lite" flavour of the PFE image that uses DPDK in
interrupt mode instead of poll mode.


This option doesn't exist for vSRX yet, AFAIK, but I heard it - or
something similar - is coming.


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