Registry for Performance Metrics
draft-ietf-ippm-metric-registry-12

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Network Working Group                                         M. Bagnulo
Internet-Draft                                                      UC3M
Intended status: Best Current Practice                         B. Claise
Expires: January 1, 2018                             Cisco Systems, Inc.
                                                              P. Eardley
                                                                      BT
                                                               A. Morton
                                                               AT&T Labs
                                                               A. Akhter
                                                              Consultant
                                                           June 30, 2017

                    Registry for Performance Metrics
                   draft-ietf-ippm-metric-registry-12

Abstract

   This document defines the format for the Performance Metrics registry
   and defines the IANA Registry for Performance Metrics.  This document
   also gives a set of guidelines for Registered Performance Metric
   requesters and reviewers.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Scope . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   4.  Motivation for a Performance Metrics Registry . . . . . . . .   7
     4.1.  Interoperability  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     4.2.  Single point of reference for Performance Metrics . . . .   8
     4.3.  Side benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   5.  Criteria for Performance Metrics Registration . . . . . . . .   9
   6.  Performance Metric Registry: Prior attempt  . . . . . . . . .   9
     6.1.  Why this Attempt Will Succeed . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   7.  Definition of the Performance Metric Registry . . . . . . . .  10
     7.1.  Summary Category  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       7.1.1.  Identifier  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       7.1.2.  Name  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       7.1.3.  URIs  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       7.1.4.  Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       7.1.5.  Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       7.1.6.  Change Controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       7.1.7.  Version (of Registry Format)  . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     7.2.  Metric Definition Category  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       7.2.1.  Reference Definition  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       7.2.2.  Fixed Parameters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     7.3.  Method of Measurement Category  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
       7.3.1.  Reference Method  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
       7.3.2.  Packet Stream Generation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
       7.3.3.  Traffic Filter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
       7.3.4.  Sampling Distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
       7.3.5.  Run-time Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
       7.3.6.  Role  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
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