This document describes a methodology to benchmark BGP convergence, utilizing
terminology from RFC 4098. In particular, this draft describes a methodology for
benchmarking the data plane FIB convergence performance of BGP, applying to both
IPv4 and IPv6 topologies with 3 or 4 nodes.
Working Group Summary
The -00 version of the draft was submitted in July 2013, and with decent feedback and
discussion from the WG, the authors were able to submit a -01 document in March
2014, that moved into WGLC. At that time, a review from the Routing Directorate provided
valuable feedback, which resulted in the document returning to the WG, and the authors
revising the document based on this feedback, and WG feedback. -02 of the draft was
introduced in June 2014, and moved to WGLC in September 2014. There've been no
major issues or concerns raised, no heated debates or serious negative stances taken
against this draft.
This document is in decent shape, being readable, reviewed both internally and external
to the working group, and has had attentive authors answering and addressing incoming
feedback in a timely manner, leading to a stronger, easily consumed document.
Sarah Banks is the document shepherd.
Joel Jaeggli is the responsible AD.