Probabilistic Loss Ratio Search for Packet Throughput (PLRsearch)

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Authors Maciek Konstantynowicz  , Vratko Polak 
Last updated 2020-09-07 (latest revision 2020-03-06)
Replaces draft-vpolak-plrsearch
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This document addresses challenges while applying methodologies described in [RFC2544] to benchmarking software based NFV (Network Function Virtualization) data planes over an extended period of time, sometimes referred to as "soak testing". Packet throughput search approach proposed by this document assumes that system under test is probabilistic in nature, and not deterministic.


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