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Re: What is the limit? (was RE: multi-homing fixes)

  • From: Vadim Antonov
  • Date: Wed Aug 29 22:41:21 2001

On Wed, 29 Aug 2001, Leo Bicknell wrote:

> Ha!  Clearly the largest of the new routers have huge space/power/heat
> issues. 

Teraplex 20 in full configuration (19.2 Tbps switching capacity, 128
racks) consumes 0.8 megawatt, not counting A/C.

Reminds me good ol' times when main Relcom POP in Moscow had an on-site
nuclear reactor as a source of back-up electricity (well, it was located
in the Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy :)