Today its a special show focussing SPB – Shortest Path Bridging. The not quite finished, any day now, IEEE standard to offers a successor to Q-in-Q bridging and delivers L2 mulitpath technology. After a fine rant by Greg on a blog post Rant: Why SPB Doesn’t Get Any Attention, some members of the SPN group got in touch by the comments. Lets talk it out.
- Shortest Path Bridging – IEEE Standard 802.1aq
- PBB provider backbone bridging – SPBM (MAC-in-MAC)
- SPBV – VLAN – regular ethernet (Q-in-Q)
- Discussion how VEPA & VEB could readily replace vSwitch in VMware.
- Some discussion the “openness” of the IEEE (even though they hide all their proceedings and documentation)
- Introduction to SPB – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/802.1aq
- Avaya Fabric Connect – http://www.avaya.com/usa/solution/fabric-connect/?view=resources
- The Great Debate: TRILL vs 802.1aq SPB http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog50/presentations/Monday/NANOG50.Talk63.NANOG50_TRILL-SPB-Debate-Roisman.pdf
- IEEE 802.1aq Shortest Path Bridging http://www.nanog.org/meetings/nanog50/presentations/Sunday/IEEE_8021aqShortest_Path.pdf
Paul Unbehagen http://alcatel-lucent.com/
Roger Lapuh http://www.avaya.com
Peter Ashwood-Smith http://huawei.com