RFC 8172

Considerations for Benchmarking Virtual Network Functions and Their Infrastructure, July 2017

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
A. Morton
Stream:
IETF
Source:
bmwg (ops)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8172

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Abstract

The Benchmarking Methodology Working Group has traditionally conducted laboratory characterization of dedicated physical implementations of internetworking functions. This memo investigates additional considerations when network functions are virtualized and performed in general-purpose hardware.


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