Make route-leaks history: validate BGP policy with Batfish
BGP policy misconfigurations have caused a number of headline grabbing outages lately. While there are some common sense improvements operators can make to help mi …
|Talk Title||Make route-leaks history: validate BGP policy with Batfish|
|Speakers||Samir Parikh (Intentionet)|
|Location||San Francisco, CA|
|Date||Feb 10 2020 - Feb 12 2020|
BGP policy misconfigurations have caused a number of headline grabbing outages lately. While there are some common sense improvements operators can make to help mitigate some of the causes, that is not enough. There is a need for comprehensive validation of routing policy at the peering edge. This is where Batfish comes into the picture.
Batfish is an open-source network validation tool that builds models of routing and forwarding behavior of the network from the device configurations. Batfish enables operators to understand the impact of any configuration change before deploying it to the network.
This talk will cover how Batfish works and demonstrate how an operator can validate a proposed change to BGP routing policy.
Samir Parikh: Samir Parikh is the Head of Product at Intentionet. He has more than 15 years of product management and engineering experience in the networking and telecommunications industry. Prior to Intentionet, he was Vice President, Product Management at Gainspeed, Inc (a venture-backed startup acquired by Nokia in July 2016). During his tenure at Gainspeed, Samir was responsible for product management and marketing for the Gainspeed Virtual CCAP solution. Prior to Gainspeed, he was Director, Product Management for the Carrier Routing System (CRS) product line at Cisco. In this role, Samir was responsible for the corporate strategy for the service provider core routing market. During his tenure at Cisco Systems, he also served as Software Engineer, Product Manager and Product Line Manager in Cisco Service Provider Routing Technology Group. Samir holds a B.S in Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology