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BGP Design and Implementation by Micah Bartell - CCIE No. 5069, Randy Zhang - CCIE No. 5659

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Chapter 1. Advanced BGP Introduction

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a routing protocol that is used to exchange network layer reachability information (NLRI) between routing domains. A routing domain is often called an autonomous system (AS) because different administrative authorities control their respective domains. The current Internet is a network of interconnected autonomous systems, where BGP version 4 (BGP4) is the de facto routing protocol.

Understanding BGP Characteristics

The Internet has grown significantly over the past several decades. The current BGP table in the Internet has more than 100,000 routes. Many enterprises have ...

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