Did CIDR teach us nothing? was: Re: [address-policy-wg] 2006-01 Discussion Period extended until 19 June 2007 (Provider Independent (PI) IPv6 Assignments for End User Organisations)
Wilfried Woeber, UniVie/ACOnet Woeber at CC.UniVie.ac.at
Wed May 23 11:47:24 CEST 2007
Sascha, Sascha Lenz wrote: [...] > P.S.: Anyone got any recent numbers about the percentage of PI > announcements in the table vs. PA announcements + deaggregates? > that's probably not the fully adequate answer, but I considered the info in the following two slides (page 9 and 10) as very interesting in this context: http://www.ripe.net/ripe/meetings/ripe-54/presentations/RIPE_NCC_Statistics.pdf The bottom line is that the # of PI assignments has (considerably) surpassed the number of PA assignments since 2003, and that the load on the routing table for PI is thus bigger than for PA, although the *percentage* of PI space as compared to PA is approx. 2%. Or, the other way 'round, we use more than 50% of (additional) routing table slots for some 2% of address space (PI) and less than 50% for some 98% of PA. Wilfried.