[rfc-dist] RFC 6414 on Benchmarking Terminology for Protection Performance

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        RFC 6414

        Title:      Benchmarking Terminology for Protection Performance 
        Author:     S. Poretsky, R. Papneja,
                    J. Karthik, S. Vapiwala
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       November 2011
        Mailbox:    sporetsky at allot.com, 
                    rajiv.papneja at huawei.com, 
                    jkarthik at cisco.com,  svapiwal at cisco.com
        Pages:      33
        Characters: 55563
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-bmwg-protection-term-09.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6414.txt

This document provides common terminology and metrics for benchmarking
the performance of sub-IP layer protection mechanisms.  The performance
benchmarks are measured at the IP layer; protection may be
provided at the sub-IP layer.  The benchmarks and terminology can be
applied in methodology documents for different sub-IP layer protection
mechanisms such as Automatic Protection Switching (APS), Virtual Router
Redundancy Protocol (VRRP), Stateful High Availability (HA), and
Multiprotocol Label Switching Fast Reroute (MPLS-FRR).  This document 
is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is
published for informational purposes.

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


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