Registry for Performance Metrics
draft-ietf-ippm-metric-registry-01

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Network Working Group                                         M. Bagnulo
Internet-Draft                                                      UC3M
Intended status: Best Current Practice                         B. Claise
Expires: March 14, 2015                              Cisco Systems, Inc.
                                                              P. Eardley
                                                                      BT
                                                               A. Morton
                                                               AT&T Labs
                                                               A. Akhter
                                                     Cisco Systems, Inc.
                                                      September 10, 2014

                    Registry for Performance Metrics
                   draft-ietf-ippm-metric-registry-01

Abstract

   This document 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.  Open Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   4.  Scope . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   5.  Design Considerations for the Registry and Registered Metrics   7
     5.1.  Interoperability  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     5.2.  Criteria for Registered Performance Metrics . . . . . . .   8
     5.3.  Single point of reference for Performance metrics . . . .   8
     5.4.  Side benefits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
   6.  Performance Metric Registry: Prior attempt  . . . . . . . . .   9
     6.1.  Why this Attempt Will Succeed?  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   7.  Defintion of the Performance Metric Registry  . . . . . . . .  10
     7.1.  Summary Category  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       7.1.1.  Identifier  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       7.1.2.  Name  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       7.1.3.  URI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
       7.1.4.  Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     7.2.  Metric Definition Category  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       7.2.1.  Reference Definition  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
       7.2.2.  Fixed Parameters  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     7.3.  Method of Measurement Category  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       7.3.1.  Reference Method  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       7.3.2.  Packet Generation Stream  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
       7.3.3.  Traffic Filter  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       7.3.4.  Sampling distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       7.3.5.  Run-time Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       7.3.6.  Role  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     7.4.  Output Category . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       7.4.1.  Value . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       7.4.2.  Data Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       7.4.3.  Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
       7.4.4.  Metric Units  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
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