Traffic Management Benchmarking (RFC7640)
Original Publication Date: 2015-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Feb-04
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
B. Constantine: AUTHOR [+2]
Traffic management (i.e., policing, shaping, etc.) is an increasingly important component when implementing network Quality of Service (QoS).
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) B. Constantine Request for Comments: 7640 JDSU Category: Informational R. Krishnan ISSN: 2070-1721 Dell Inc. September 2015
Traffic Management Benchmarking
This framework describes a practical methodology for benchmarking the traffic management capabilities of networking devices (i.e., policing, shaping, etc.). The goals are to provide a repeatable test method that objectively compares performance of the device's traffic management capabilities and to specify the means to benchmark traffic management with representative application traffic.
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Krishnan Informational [Page 1]
RFC 7640 Traffic Management Benchmarking September 2015
Table of Contents
1. Introduction ....................................................3
1.1. Traffic Management Overview ................................3
1.2. Lab Configuration and Testing Overview .....................5
2. Conventions Used in This...