BGP supports both load balancing and load sharing implementations. However, before delving into the specifics on the techniques that are within the scope of the ROUTE exam, it is imperative to have a good understanding of the differences between the two similar terms.
Load balancing is used to split the load to the same destination across multiple paths. This may be to a destination network or even a destination host. With load balancing, the traffic is distributed in an even manner across the multiple links to the same destination network. Load balancing is therefore unidirectional because . . .
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