Juniper QFX5100 series switches was announced in 2013.
Based on BCM56850 StrataXGS® Trident2.
- 1.44 Tbps switching capacity (2.56 Tbps for QFX5100-24Q)
- Forwarding rate of 1.07 Bpps (1.44 Bpps for QFX5100-24Q)
QFX5100 is oversubscribed in 4:3 ratio, this may lead to enexpected behavior, if you will will not plan bandwidth usage in advance.
Quote from O’Reilly’s book about this can be found here , or in the gallery below.
Control plane on Juniper QFX5100 is based on KVM virtualization ,this gives us the ability to perform ISSU on a single routing engine.
|QFX-JSL-EDGE-ADV1||QFX5100-48T and QFX5100-48S Advanced Feature License for IS-IS, BGP, VxLAN and MPLS|
|QFX5100-HDNSE-LIC||QFX5100-24Q and QFX5100-96S Advanced Feature License for IS-IS, BGP, VxLAN and MPLS|
|QFX-VCF-LIC||License for Virtual Chassis Fabric|