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Routing and Addressing Workshop 2006

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The IAB held a workshop in October 2006 on the future of routing and addressing in the Internet.

The Meeting Report

Routing and Addressing Workshop report:

The Reading List

Elywn Davies compiled a reading list for the Workshop. Geoff Huston in turn complied this quite extensive reading list based on that compilation for his ISP column.

30 years on







      Analysis of IDR requirements and History






Previous Sets of Requirements




Problem Statements










The State of the Routing World



Routing Schemes












More Recent Research Proposals










Compact Routing








Policy and Configuration Problems in BGP4












The Effects on Routing Hardware


Day 1 Morning Session: Routing Table Futures and Convergence Worries

Traffic Engineering Case Studies
Jason Schiller

BGP Problem Slides
Iljitsch van Beijnum

Router Scalability and Moore’s Law
Tony Li

Scaling Issues with IPv6 Routing and Multihoming
Vince Fuller

Traffic Engineering and Multihoming Discussion
Ted Seely and Chris Morrow

Another Year of Routing
Geoff Huston

Day 1 Afternoon Session: Your Three Worst Routing Nightmares

Round Table Discussion led by Kurtis Lindqvist

Day 2 Welcome: Setting out the Problems

Day 2 Morning Session 1: Rights and Wrongs of Proposed Solutions

Multi6 and Shim6
Iljitsch van Beijnum

Indirection General Concepts with Example
David Conrad

GSE Problem Slides
Iljitsch van Beijnum

Day 2 Morning Session 2: Creating the Problem Statement – Part 1: Documenting the Problems

Problem Statement Summary
Lixia Zhang

Day 2 Afternoon: Creating the Problem Statement – Part 2: Documenting the Constraints

Constraints or lack thereof
Tony Li

Jason Schiller

Criteria List after Discussion and Merging
Brian Carpenter

Day 2 Summary and Wrap-Up