Job Snijders is IP Development Engineer at NTT Communications, where he analyzes and architects NTT’s global IP network for future growth. He has been actively involved in the Internet community in an operational capacity, as a frequent presenter at network operator events, and in a number of community projects for over 10 years. Job currently volunteers as founder of NLNOG RING, vice president at PeeringDB, with coloclue, NANOG and at NLNOG events. Job’s special interests are routing policy, routing security and large scale BGP deployments. He maintains several tools such as irrtree and irrexplorer, and is active in the IETF where he has coauthored or contributed to RFCs and Internet-Drafts. Before joining NTT Communications, Job held network engineering positions at Hibernia Networks, eBay Classifieds Group and Intouch NV.
BGP Large Communities are a novel way to signal information between networks. BGP Large Communities are easy to use, implement and deploy. An example of a BGP Large Community is: 2914:65400:38016. Large Communities are composed of three 32-bit integers, separated by a colon. This is easy to remember and accomodates advanced routing policies that support […]