Hey, this looks pretty good. Let's hope the trend continues (if, in fact,
there *is* a trend).
I suspect that this is more due to the holiday than any real change. ;-(
Someone could do a paper on periodic influences on the number of global
prefixes. I'd really love to know when triple-witching day is...
It may only be a trend as seen from the xara.net boxen.
This is what I see from this neck of the woods:
sh ip bgp sum
BGP table version is 311040, main routing table version 311040
41429 network entries (126264/162202 paths) using 9935800 bytes of memory
10181 BGP path attribute entries using 1129596 bytes of memory
0 BGP route-map cache entries using 0 bytes of memory
5355 BGP filter-list cache entries using 85680 bytes of memory
Dampening enabled. 780 history paths, 63 dampened paths