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RE: Peering - Benefits?
> On 30 Oct 2008, at 13:03, HRH Sven Olaf Prinz von > CyberBunker-Kamphuis MP wrote: > > > internet exchanges are not per-se "redundant" > > Those networks who *choose* connect to peers via a single > fabric, in a single location, will suffer a similar fate to > those networks who single home to one transit provider. Are you referring to his royal highness' network? <http://www.cidr-report.org/cgi-bin/as-report?as=AS34109&v=4&view=2.0> In any case, if you are really interested in achieving highly reliable connectivity to the Internet, you need to start by engineering it into your design. It's not just a matter of choosing the right mix of peering and transit. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reliable_system_design> --Michael Dillon