The internet hit 512K BGP routes today, causing widespread network issues.

  • 12 August 2014
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More info here:

http://www.nux.ro/archive/2014/08/512k_routes_ought_to_be_enough_for_everyone.html

and here:

http://www.reddit.com/r/sysadmin/comments/2dcol3/the_internet_hit_512k_bgp_routes_today_causing/

 

If you're getting any networking issues, that could be why.

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Here's a fun video that someone posted in the sysadmin subreddit after yesterday:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RT-1DU33xIk
One of my doctors, and many who use the same, has been having issues with his EHR because of all this. It was pretty interesting to know that an EHR went down because of this. Hard to believe. 

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