RIB Vs FIB
RIB (or routing table) and FIB (or forwarding table) are two different tables within an IP networking platform. They share common information but perform two distinctly different purposes. They also each have a different degree of resource capacity to perform their respective roles.
If you have a requirement to copy large amounts of data along way around the world you may find that despite your link being 60Mb/s if it’s 5,000 miles away you only can transfer files at much less like 10Mb/s. The cause of this is generally the TCP Window Size is optimized by OS and FTP clients by default to work on networks with less distance and less network round trip latency. Continue reading