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Agenda IETF109: bmwg

Meeting Agenda Benchmarking Methodology (bmwg) WG
Date and time 2020-11-19 05:00
Title Agenda IETF109: bmwg
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BMWG Session (IETF-109)
Thursday, November 19, 2020 (UTC+07)
12:00-14:00     Thursday Session I  (Room 4)

Draft Agenda as of Nov 17, 2020

WG Status
WG Drafts:
   - Returned to WG for proof reading
   - Completed Sec 1+2 proof reading plus suggestions for automated tools
   - Draft was updated on August 7 (most recent diffs are spaces added
   after sentences in sec 3 and beyond)

 - Next Generation Firewall Benchmarking
   - Security Effectiveness: Configuration info and Appendix on Method
   - Draft was updated on Oct 30

 - Back-to-Back Frame (Update to RFC2544)
   - Reminder of Nov 2019 comments and additional comments on-list:
   - All November and May 2020 comments/clarifications addressed on-list.
   - Comments resulted from use of the Benchmark over last year
   - Quiet WGLC, with a supporting comment from Scott Bradner (no changes).
   - AD-Review Nov 9, addressed in new version after black-out lifted.


 ? A YANG Data Model for Network Interconnect Tester Management
   - Draft updated Sept 9, added mechanism for real time synchronization of
   traffic generation - open-source/hardware implementation of
   generator/analyzer at the hackathon.

 ? Methodology for VNF Benchmarking Automation
   - Draft updated Oct 20, major re-factor in content, giving more maturity and
   clarifying its core concepts and proposal, added YANG model(s) - Comment
   from Vladimir Vassilev on the list: review in-progress, needs more info..

 ? 5G transport network benchmarking
   - Draft updated Nov 2: control plane, methodology, network slices/teas WG

 - Considerations for Benchmarking Network Performance in Containerized
   - Draft updated Nov 2: New section describing a benchmarking experiment
   - Results from the recent hackathon on SR-IOV/DPDK and hugepages settings.

 * Discussion on these topics needed (where does BMWG's interest exist)
 - Multiple Loss Ratio Search
   - Comments (many questions) on the list:
 - Probabilistic Loss Ratio Search
 - Network Function Service Density
   draft-mkonstan-nf-service-density (expired),
   revisit the overall problem space, explore tighter collaboration options
   sent e-mail with questions, set-up a chance to explore with many Orgs.

 - An Upgrade to Benchmarking Methodology for Network Interconnect Devices
   - no updated text, but several exchanges on the list:
   - Recent experiments with siitperf, the RFC 8219-compliant SIIT tester

-=-=-=-=-=-=- EVPN work on hold -=-=-=-=-=-

 - Benchmarking Methodology for EVPN VPWS
   - topic on-hold (new draft)

 - Benchmarking Methodology for EVPN Multi-casting
   - topic on-hold (new draft)

 - Benchmarks and Methods for Multihomed EVPN
   - topic on hold (new draft)


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