BMWG Interim Meeting Materials

Benchmarking Methodology Working Group (BMWG)

This is the web page collects the details, agenda, and other materials for the BMWG “Virtual” Interim meeting on October 30, 2009. 

Draft Meeting Minutes (as of Nov 2)

Conference Information (complete webex announcement message)

Topic: BMWG Meeting
Date: Friday, October 30, 2009
Time: 1:30 pm, (Reykjavik, GMT)

UTC (GMT)  Friday, October 30, 2009 at 13:30:00 to 16:00:00

start times in

Geneva (Switzerland)    Friday, Oct 30, 2009 at 2:30:00 PM  UTC+1 hour CET

New York (U.S.A.)       Friday, Oct 30, 2009 at 9:30:00 AM  UTC-4 hours EDT

San Francisco (U.S.A.)  Friday, Oct 30, 2009 at 6:30:00 AM  UTC-7 hours PDT

Note that the USA will still be observing Daylight Savings Time,

while Europe and many other locations be on Standard Time.

Meeting Number: 963 674 414
Meeting Password: BMWG

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FINAL Agenda (as of 30 Oct)   ALL Slides ZIP file


-1. 1330 GMT  -- warm-up/resolve set-up problems, if any


0.   1400 GMT    Agenda Bashing


1. WG Status and Milestones



2. IP Flow Information Accounting and Export Benchmarking Methodology


3. New Work Item Proposal: Benchmarks For Data Center Bridging Devices



4. Benchmarking Terminology for Protection Performance

Methodology for benchmarking MPLS protection mechanisms


5. Benchmarking Link-State IGP Data Plane Route Convergence


6. Benchmarking Methodology for Content-Aware Network Devices


7. RESET benchmarks: Update to RFC 2544

   Slides  -preliminary draft-


8. Basic BGP Convergence Benchmarking Methodology status



9. SIP Benchmarking Draft status





IETF BMWG Charter gives our mission and current milestones.

Tools page for BMWG gives status of drafts.

This page maintained by Al Morton (acmorton (at) att (dot) com)