Benchmarking Virtual Switches in the Open Platform for NFV (OPNFV)
RFC 8204

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Subject: Document Action: 'Benchmarking Virtual Switches in OPNFV' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-bmwg-vswitch-opnfv-04.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Benchmarking Virtual Switches in OPNFV'
  (draft-ietf-bmwg-vswitch-opnfv-04.txt) as Informational RFC

This document is the product of the Benchmarking Methodology Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Warren Kumari and Benoit Claise.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:
https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-bmwg-vswitch-opnfv/


Technical Summary

   This draft summarizes the progress of the OPNFV project on virtual switch performance characterization, and notes that the OPNFV work builds upon the IETF work, particularly the BMWG work within IETF, with an emphasis on RFC2544.


Working Group Summary

   There has been a fair amount of work done on this draft, and progress made on revisions, feedback, and comments. Several presentations have been made in the room during IETF meetings, and followup and discussion taken to the BMWG list. This draft is particularly useful, given the popularity of VNF's within the industry.


Document Quality

  There has been a fair amount of work done on this draft, and progress made on revisions, feedback, and comments. Several presentations have been made in the room during IETF meetings, and followup and discussion taken to the BMWG list. This draft is particularly useful, given the popularity of VNF's within the industry. 
 The document itself was reviewed in ETSI NFV, and used as a reference by at least one of the TST WG and IFA WF specifications (2 references in total). The document has also been reviewed by several individuals from the OPNFV community, and NFVRG (IRTF) is aware of the draft.

Personnel

   Sarah Banks is the Shepherd.
   Warren Kumari is RAD.