A Brief History of Router Architecture
Take a tour down memory lane with Tony Li of Arista Networks.
In his fascinating talk at the 2021 NANOG conference, 30-year industry veteran Tony Li reviews the history of router architecture, from the earliest days of bus-based systems to today's multi-chassis monstrosities. Don’t miss this chance to learn from one of the pioneers of internet routing.
What went right and what went wrong in network architecture throughout the years
How innovations in architecture since 1969 have improved network performance and what’s to come in the future
Tony’s take on the benefits and advantages of super node system architecture