Performance Metrics

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2020-03-19
Last Updated
2021-11-18
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Performance Metrics Registry

Registration Procedure(s)
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Expert(s)
Al Morton, Marcelo Bagnulo Braun
Reference
[RFC8911]
Note
Summary category shown. Complete registry entries available in the URIs of each row.
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Identifier Name URI Description Reference Change Controller Version
0 Reserved [RFC8912] IETF
1 RTDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic_RFC8912sec4_Seconds_95Percentile RTDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic_RFC8912sec4_Seconds_95Percentile This metric assesses the delay of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (which are the two measurement points). The output is the round-trip delay for all successfully exchanged packets expressed as the 95th percentile of their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
2 RTLoss_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic_RFC8912sec4_Percent_LossRatio RTLoss_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic_RFC8912sec4_Percent_LossRatio This metric assesses the loss ratio of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (which are the two measurement points). The output is the round-trip loss ratio for all successfully exchanged packets expressed as a percentage. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
3 OWPDV_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic_RFC8912sec5_Seconds_95Percentile OWPDV_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic_RFC8912sec5_Seconds_95Percentile This metric assesses packet delay variation with respect to the minimum delay observed on the periodic stream. The output is expressed as the 95th percentile of the packet delay variation distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
4 RTDNS_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson_RFC8912sec6_Seconds_Raw RTDNS_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson_RFC8912sec6_Seconds_Raw This is a metric for DNS Response performance from a network user's perspective, for a specific named resource. The metric can be measured repeatedly using different resource names. This metric assesses the response time, the interval from the query transmission to the response. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
5 RLDNS_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson_RFC8912sec6_Logical_Raw RLDNS_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson_RFC8912sec6_Logical_Raw This is a metric for DNS Response performance from a network user's perspective, for a specific named resource. The metric can be measured repeatedly using different resource names. This metric indicates that the response was deemed lost. In other words, the response time exceeded the maximum waiting time. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
6 OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson-Payload250B_RFC8912sec7_Seconds_95Percentile OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson-Payload250B_RFC8912sec7_Seconds_95Percentile This metric assesses the delay of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (or measurement points) and reports the 95Percentile of one-way delay for all successfully exchanged packets based on their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
7 OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson-Payload250B_RFC8912sec7_Seconds_Mean OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson-Payload250B_RFC8912sec7_Seconds_Mean This metric assesses the delay of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (or measurement points) and reports the Mean of one-way delay for all successfully exchanged packets based on their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
8 OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson-Payload250B_RFC8912sec7_Seconds_Min OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson-Payload250B_RFC8912sec7_Seconds_Min This metric assesses the delay of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (or measurement points) and reports the Min of one-way delay for all successfully exchanged packets based on their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
9 OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson-Payload250B_RFC8912sec7_Seconds_Max OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson-Payload250B_RFC8912sec7_Seconds_Max This metric assesses the delay of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (or measurement points) and reports the Max of one-way delay for all successfully exchanged packets based on their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
10 OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson-Payload250B_RFC8912sec7_Seconds_StdDev OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson-Payload250B_RFC8912sec7_Seconds_StdDev This metric assesses the delay of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (or measurement points) and reports the StdDev of one-way delay for all successfully exchanged packets based on their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
11 OWLoss_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson-Payload250B_RFC8912sec7_Percent_LossRatio OWLoss_Active_IP-UDP-Poisson-Payload250B_RFC8912sec7_Percent_LossRatio This metric assesses the loss ratio of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (which are the two measurement points). The output is the one-way loss ratio for all transmitted packets expressed as a percentage. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
12 OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic20m-Payload142B_RFC8912sec8_Seconds_95Percentile OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic20m-Payload142B_RFC8912sec8_Seconds_95Percentile This metric assesses the delay of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (or measurement points) and reports the 95Percentile one-way delay for all successfully exchanged packets based on their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
13 OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic20m-Payload142B_RFC8912sec8_Seconds_Mean OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic20m-Payload142B_RFC8912sec8_Seconds_Mean This metric assesses the delay of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (or measurement points) and reports the Mean one-way delay for all successfully exchanged packets based on their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
14 OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic20m-Payload142B_RFC8912sec8_Seconds_Min OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic20m-Payload142B_RFC8912sec8_Seconds_Min This metric assesses the delay of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (or measurement points) and reports the Min one-way delay for all successfully exchanged packets based on their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
15 OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic20m-Payload142B_RFC8912sec8_Seconds_Max OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic20m-Payload142B_RFC8912sec8_Seconds_Max This metric assesses the delay of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (or measurement points) and reports the Max one-way delay for all successfully exchanged packets based on their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
16 OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic20m-Payload142B_RFC8912sec8_Seconds_StdDev OWDelay_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic20m-Payload142B_RFC8912sec8_Seconds_StdDev This metric assesses the delay of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (or measurement points) and reports the StdDev one-way delay for all successfully exchanged packets based on their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
17 OWLoss_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic20m-Payload142B_RFC8912sec8_Percent_LossRatio OWLoss_Active_IP-UDP-Periodic20m-Payload142B_RFC8912sec8_Percent_LossRatio This metric assesses the loss ratio of a stream of packets exchanged between two hosts (which are the two measurement points). The output is the one-way loss ratio for all transmitted packets expressed as a percentage. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
18 RTDelay_Active_IP-ICMP-SendOnRcv_RFC8912sec9_Seconds_Mean RTDelay_Active_IP-ICMP-SendOnRcv_RFC8912sec9_Seconds_Mean This metric assesses the delay of a stream of ICMP packets exchanged between two hosts (which are the two measurement points). The output is the round-trip delay for all successfully exchanged packets expressed as the Mean of their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
19 RTDelay_Active_IP-ICMP-SendOnRcv_RFC8912sec9_Seconds_Min RTDelay_Active_IP-ICMP-SendOnRcv_RFC8912sec9_Seconds_Min This metric assesses the delay of a stream of ICMP packets exchanged between two hosts (which are the two measurement points). The output is the round-trip delay for all successfully exchanged packets expressed as the Min of their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
20 RTDelay_Active_IP-ICMP-SendOnRcv_RFC8912sec9_Seconds_Max RTDelay_Active_IP-ICMP-SendOnRcv_RFC8912sec9_Seconds_Max This metric assesses the delay of a stream of ICMP packets exchanged between two hosts (which are the two measurement points). The output is the round-trip delay for all successfully exchanged packets expressed as the Max of their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
21 RTLoss_Active_IP-ICMP-SendOnRcv_RFC8912sec9_Percent_LossRatio RTLoss_Active_IP-ICMP-SendOnRcv_RFC8912sec9_Percent_LossRatio This metric assesses the loss ratio of a stream of ICMP packets exchanged between two hosts (which are the two measurement points). The output is the round-trip loss ratio for all transmitted packets expressed as a percentage. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
22 RTDelay_Passive_IP-TCP_RFC8912sec10_Seconds_Mean RTDelay_Passive_IP-TCP_RFC8912sec10_Seconds_Mean This metric assesses the round-trip delay of TCP packets constituting a single connection, exchanged between two hosts. We consider the measurement of round-trip delay based on a single Observation Point (OP) [RFC7011] somewhere in the network. The output is the round-trip delay for all successfully exchanged packets expressed as the Mean of their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
23 RTDelay_Passive_IP-TCP_RFC8912sec10_Seconds_Min RTDelay_Passive_IP-TCP_RFC8912sec10_Seconds_Min This metric assesses the round-trip delay of TCP packets constituting a single connection, exchanged between two hosts. We consider the measurement of round-trip delay based on a single Observation Point (OP) [RFC7011] somewhere in the network. The output is the round-trip delay for all successfully exchanged packets expressed as the Min of their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
24 RTDelay_Passive_IP-TCP_RFC8912sec10_Seconds_Max RTDelay_Passive_IP-TCP_RFC8912sec10_Seconds_Max This metric assesses the round-trip delay of TCP packets constituting a single connection, exchanged between two hosts. We consider the measurement of round-trip delay based on a single Observation Point (OP) [RFC7011] somewhere in the network. The output is the round-trip delay for all successfully exchanged packets expressed as the Max of their conditional delay distribution. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
25 RTDelay_Passive_IP-TCP-HS_RFC8912sec10_Seconds_Singleton RTDelay_Passive_IP-TCP-HS_RFC8912sec10_Seconds_Singleton RTDelay Singleton: This metric assesses the round-trip delay of TCP packets initiating a single connection (or 3-way handshake), exchanged between two hosts. We consider the measurement of round-trip delay based on a single Observation Point (OP) [RFC7011] somewhere in the network. The output is a single measurement of Round-trip delay, or Singleton. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0
26 RTLoss_Passive_IP-TCP_RFC8912sec10_Packet_Count RTLoss_Passive_IP-TCP_RFC8912sec10_Packet_Count This metric assesses the estimated loss count for TCP packets constituting a single connection, exchanged between two hosts. We consider the measurement of round-trip delay based on a single Observation Point (OP) [RFC7011] somewhere in the network. The output is the estimated loss count for the measurement interval. [RFC8912] IETF 1.0

Performance Metric Name Elements - Metric Type

Registration Procedure(s)
Specification Required
Expert(s)
Al Morton, Marcelo Bagnulo Braun
Reference
[RFC8911]
Available Formats

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Identifier Name Description Reference Change Controller
MetricType RTDelay Round-Trip Delay [RFC8911] IETF
MetricType RTDNS Response Time Domain Name Service [RFC8911] IETF
MetricType RLDNS Response Loss Domain Name Service [RFC8911] IETF
MetricType OWDelay One-Way Delay [RFC8911] IETF
MetricType RTLoss Round-Trip Loss [RFC8911] IETF
MetricType OWLoss One-Way Loss [RFC8911] IETF
MetricType OWPDV One-Way Packet Delay Verification [RFC8911] IETF
MetricType OWIPDV One-Way Inter-Packet Delay Variation [RFC8911] IETF
MetricType OWReorder One-Way Packet Reordering [RFC8911] IETF
MetricType OWDuplic One-Way Packet Duplication [RFC8911] IETF
MetricType OWBTC One-Way Bulk Transport Capacity [RFC8911] IETF
MetricType OWMBM One-Way Model-Based Metric [RFC8911] IETF
MetricType SPMonitor Single-Point Monitor [RFC8911] IETF
MetricType MPMonitor Multi-Point Monitor [RFC8911] IETF

Performance Metric Name Elements - Method

Registration Procedure(s)
Specification Required
Expert(s)
Al Morton, Marcelo Bagnulo Braun
Reference
[RFC8911]
Available Formats

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Identifier Name Description Reference Change Controller
Method Active depends on a dedicated measurement packet stream and observations of the stream as described in [RFC7799] [RFC8911] IETF
Method Passive depends *solely* on observation of one or more existing packet streams as described in [RFC7799] [RFC8911] IETF
Method Hybrid Type 1 Hybrid Type I obervations on one stream that combine both Active Methods and Passive Methods as described in [RFC7799] [RFC8911] IETF
Method Hybrid Type 2 Hybrid Type II obervations on two or more streams that combine both Active Methods and Passive Methods as described in [RFC7799] [RFC8911] IETF
Method Spatial spatial metric as described in [RFC5644] [RFC8911] IETF

Performance Metric Name Elements - SubTypeMethod

Registration Procedure(s)
Specification Required
Expert(s)
Al Morton, Marcelo Bagnulo Braun
Reference
[RFC8911]
Available Formats

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Identifier Name Description Reference Change Controller
SubTypeMethod ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol [RFC8911] IETF
SubTypeMethod IP Internet Protocol [RFC8911] IETF
SubTypeMethod DSCPxx where xx is replaced by a Diffserv code point [RFC8911] IETF
SubTypeMethod UDP User Datagram Protocol [RFC8911] IETF
SubTypeMethod TCP Transport Control Protocol [RFC8911] IETF
SubTypeMethod QUIC QUIC transport protocol [RFC8911] IETF
SubTypeMethod HS Hand-Shake, such as TCP's 3-way HS [RFC8911] IETF
SubTypeMethod Poisson packet generation using Poisson distribution [RFC8911] IETF
SubTypeMethod Periodic periodic packet generation [RFC8911] IETF
SubTypeMethod SendOnRcv Sender keeps one packet in transit by sending when previous packet arrives [RFC8911] IETF
SubTypeMethod PayloadxxxxB where xxxx is replaced by an integer, the number of octets or 8-bit Bytes in the Payload [RFC8911] IETF
SubTypeMethod SustaninedBurst capacity test, worst case [RFC8911] IETF
SubTypeMethod StandingQueue test of bottleneck queue behavior [RFC8911] IETF

Performance Metric Name Elements - Spec

Registration Procedure(s)
Specification Required
Expert(s)
Al Morton, Marcelo Bagnulo Braun
Reference
[RFC8911]
Note
Spec contains an immutable document identifier combined with a document section identifier for the specifying document.
     See Section 7.1.2 of [RFC8911].
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Identifier Reference
Spec [RFC8911]

Performance Metric Name Elements - Units

Registration Procedure(s)
Specification Required
Expert(s)
Al Morton, Marcelo Bagnulo Braun
Reference
[RFC8911]
Available Formats

CSV
Identifier Name Description Reference Change Controller
Units Seconds [RFC8911] IETF
Units Ratio unitless [RFC8911] IETF
Units Percent value multiplied by 100% [RFC8911] IETF
Units Logical 1 or 0 [RFC8911] IETF
Units Packets [RFC8911] IETF
Units BPS bits per second [RFC8911] IETF
Units PPS packets per second [RFC8911] IETF
Units EventTotal for unitless counts [RFC8911] IETF
Units Multiple more than one type of unit [RFC8911] IETF
Units Enumerated a list of outcomes [RFC8911] IETF
Units Unitless [RFC8911] IETF

Performance Metric Name Elements - Output

Registration Procedure(s)
Specification Required
Expert(s)
Al Morton, Marcelo Bagnulo Braun
Reference
[RFC8911]
Available Formats

CSV
Identifier Name Description Reference Change Controller
Output Singleton [RFC8911] IETF
Output Raw multiple singletons [RFC8911] IETF
Output Count [RFC8911] IETF
Output Minimum [RFC8911] IETF
Output Maximum [RFC8911] IETF
Output Median [RFC8911] IETF
Output Mean [RFC8911] IETF
Output 95Percentile 95th Percentile [RFC8911] IETF
Output 99Percentile 99th Percentile [RFC8911] IETF
Output StdDev standard deviation [RFC8911] IETF
Output Variance [RFC8911] IETF
Output PFI pass, fail, inconclusive [RFC8911] IETF
Output FlowRecords descriptions of flows observed [RFC8911] IETF
Output LossRatio lost packets to total packets, <=1 [RFC8911] IETF