Testing methodologies: ITU-T Y.1564 & RFC2544

Unfortunately, I often note that there is a huge gap in understanding of network performance testing methodology.
Almost every related case goes down to “It seems it was quite better earlier”. No metrics, no anamnesis, so it makes me sad each time.

Just to be more confident I’ve gone through these canonical documents. Will keep it in mind for reference.

ITU-T Y.1564: Ethernet service activation test methodology
RFC:2544: Benchmarking Methodology for Network Interconnect Devices

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Clarifying COS

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Validation Methodology

By the way, few epic black books about network testing/validation methodology from Ixia.

Ixia Black Book - Video over IP
Ixia Black Book - Advanced MPLS
Ixia Black Book - QoS Validation

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