Guidelines for Considering New Performance Metric Development
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: RFC Editor <email@example.com>, pmol mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, pmol chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Guidelines for Considering New Performance Metric Development' to BCP (draft-ietf-pmol-metrics-framework-12.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Guidelines for Considering New Performance Metric Development' (draft-ietf-pmol-metrics-framework-12.txt) as a BCP This document is the product of the Performance Metrics for Other Layers Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Dan Romascanu and Ron Bonica. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-pmol-metrics-framework/
Technical Summary This document describes a framework and a process for developing performance metrics of protocols and applications transported over over IETF-specified protocols, and that can be used to characterize traffic on live networks and services. Working Group Summary There were no areas of controversy, as the elements of reasonable performance metrics appear to be agreed in the practicing community. Document Quality This framework has already been used in the review of several RFCs as RFC 5814 and RFC 6076. Personnel Al Morton is the Document Shepherd. Dan Romascanu is the Responsible Area Director.