BOF: Virtual Routing Framework (VRF)
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Discussion of VRF architecture and implementation issues
There are multiple possible ways to support multiple Virtual Routers on a single system. The changes impact the networking stack on many levels. Recently discussion between multiple companies and users has centered on how to make a scalable solution. Any result impacts Linux userspace infrastructure and kernel.
Stephen has been involved with networking and SMP for many years.
and has been active in the kernel networking community for 7 years.
In addition to working for Vyatta, in developing their open source routing
platform he has contributed the “netem” network emulator, several
network drivers and is the maintainer of the bridging and iproute utilities.