draft-ietf-bmwg-acc-bench-term-02.txt   draft-ietf-bmwg-acc-bench-term-03.txt 
Network Working Group Network Working Group
INTERNET-DRAFT INTERNET-DRAFT
Expires in: August 2004 Expires in: January 2005
Scott Poretsky Scott Poretsky
Quarry Technologies Quarry Technologies
Shankar Rao Shankar Rao
Qwest Communications Qwest Communications
February 2004 July 2004
Terminology for Accelerated Stress Benchmarking Terminology for Accelerated Stress Benchmarking
<draft-ietf-bmwg-acc-bench-term-02.txt> <draft-ietf-bmwg-acc-bench-term-03.txt>
Status of this Memo Status of this Memo
This document is an Internet-Draft and is in full conformance with This document is an Internet-Draft and is in full conformance with
all provisions of Section 10 of RFC2026. all provisions of Section 10 of RFC2026.
Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering
Task Force (IETF), its areas, and its working groups. Note that Task Force (IETF), its areas, and its working groups. Note that
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Drafts. Drafts.
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Test: Startup, Instability and Recovery are defined along with the Test: Startup, Instability and Recovery are defined along with the
benchmark and configuration terms associated with the each phase. benchmark and configuration terms associated with the each phase.
Benchmarks for stress testing are defined using the Aggregate Benchmarks for stress testing are defined using the Aggregate
Forwarding Rate and control plane Session Count during each phase Forwarding Rate and control plane Session Count during each phase
of the test. Also defined are the Benchmark Planes fundamental to of the test. Also defined are the Benchmark Planes fundamental to
stress testing configuration, setup and measurement. These are stress testing configuration, setup and measurement. These are
the Control Plane, Data Plane, Management Plane and Security Plane the Control Plane, Data Plane, Management Plane and Security Plane
For each plane, the Configuration Set, Startup Conditions, and For each plane, the Configuration Set, Startup Conditions, and
Instability Conditions are defined. White Box benchmarks are Instability Conditions are defined. White Box benchmarks are
provided in Appendix 1 for additional DUT behavior measurements. provided in Appendix 1 for additional DUT behavior measurements.
The terminology is to be used with the companion framework The terminology is to be used with the companion methodology
document [6] and methodology document [7]. document [6].
2. Existing definitions 2. Existing definitions
RFC 1242 "Benchmarking Terminology for Network Interconnect RFC 1242 "Benchmarking Terminology for Network Interconnect
Devices" and RFC 2285 "Benchmarking Terminology for LAN Switching Devices" and RFC 2285 "Benchmarking Terminology for LAN Switching
Devices" should be consulted before attempting to make use of this Devices" should be consulted before attempting to make use of this
document. document.
For the sake of clarity and continuity this RFC adopts the template For the sake of clarity and continuity this RFC adopts the template
for definitions set out in Section 2 of RFC 1242. Definitions are for definitions set out in Section 2 of RFC 1242. Definitions are
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[3] Bradner, S. and McQuaid, J., "Benchmarking Methodology for [3] Bradner, S. and McQuaid, J., "Benchmarking Methodology for
Network Interconnect Devices", RFC 2544, March 1999. Network Interconnect Devices", RFC 2544, March 1999.
[4] "Core Router Evaluation for Higher Availability", Scott [4] "Core Router Evaluation for Higher Availability", Scott
Poretsky, NANOG 25, June 8, 2002, Toronto, CA. Poretsky, NANOG 25, June 8, 2002, Toronto, CA.
[5] "Router Stress Testing to Validate Readiness for Network [5] "Router Stress Testing to Validate Readiness for Network
Deployment", Scott Poretsky, IEEE CQR 2003. Deployment", Scott Poretsky, IEEE CQR 2003.
[6] Poretsky, S. and Rao, S., "Framework for Accelerated [6] Poretsky, S. and Rao, S., "Methodology for Accelerated
Stress Benchmarking", draft-ietf-bmwg-acc-bench-frame-01,
work in progress, February 2004.
[7] Poretsky, S. and Rao, S., "Methodology for Accelerated
Stress Benchmarking", draft-ietf-bmwg-acc-bench-meth-00, Stress Benchmarking", draft-ietf-bmwg-acc-bench-meth-00,
work in progress, February 2004. work in progress, July 2004.
6. Author's Address 6. Author's Address
Scott Poretsky Scott Poretsky
Quarry Technologies Quarry Technologies
8 New England Executive Park 8 New England Executive Park
Burlington, MA 01803 Burlington, MA 01803
USA USA
Phone: + 1 781 395 5090 Phone: + 1 781 395 5090
EMail: sporetsky@quarrytech.com EMail: sporetsky@quarrytech.com
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