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authorVolodymyr Mytnyk <volodymyrx.mytnyk@intel.com>2018-12-28 16:04:52 +0000
committerGerrit Code Review <gerrit@opnfv.org>2018-12-28 16:04:52 +0000
commit3d96c4a4ca8ed8ea2d769a150f99632343179e31 (patch)
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Merge "[docs][glossary] Update the glossary"
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@@ -13,23 +13,54 @@ Glossary
API
Application Programming Interface
+ Barometer
+ OPNFV NFVi Service Assurance project. Barometer upstreams changes to
+ collectd, OpenStack, etc to improve features related to NFVi monitoring
+ and service assurance.
+ More info on: https://opnfv-barometer.readthedocs.io/en/latest/
+
+ collectd
+ collectd is a system statistics collection daemon.
+ More info on: https://collectd.org/
+
+ context
+ A context describes the environment in which a yardstick testcase will
+ be run. It can refer to a pre-provisioned environment, or an environment
+ that will be set up using OpenStack or Kubernetes.
+
Docker
Docker provisions and manages containers. Yardstick and many other OPNFV
projects are deployed in containers. Docker is required to launch the
containerized versions of these projects.
- DPI
- Deep Packet Inspection
-
DPDK
Data Plane Development Kit
+ DPI
+ Deep Packet Inspection
+
DSCP
Differentiated Services Code Point
+ flavor
+ A specification of virtual resources used by OpenStack in the creation
+ of a VM instance.
+
+ Grafana
+ A visualization tool, used in Yardstick to retrieve test data from
+ InfluxDB and display it. Grafana works by defining dashboards, which are
+ combinations of visualization panes (e.g. line charts and gauges) and
+ forms that assist the user in formulating SQL-like queries for InfluxDB.
+ More info on: https://grafana.com/
+
IGMP
Internet Group Management Protocol
+ InfluxDB
+ One of the Dispatchers supported by Yardstick, it allows test results to
+ be reported to a time-series database.
+ More info on: https://www.influxdata.com/
+
IOPS
Input/Output Operations Per Second
A performance measurement used to benchmark storage devices.
@@ -43,6 +74,9 @@ Glossary
deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications.
It is one of the contexts supported in Yardstick.
+ MPLS
+ Multiprotocol Label Switching
+
NFV
Network Function Virtualization
NFV is an initiative to take network services which were traditionally run
@@ -56,6 +90,10 @@ Glossary
NIC
Network Interface Controller
+ NSB
+ Network Services Benchmarking. A subset of Yardstick features concerned
+ with NFVI and VNF characterization.
+
OpenStack
OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls pools of compute,
storage, and networking resources. OpenStack is an open source project
@@ -77,6 +115,18 @@ Glossary
performance in Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPS), throttling
agreements, and performance expectations at peak load
+ runner
+ The part of a Yardstick testcase that determines how the test will be run
+ (e.g. for x iterations, y seconds or until state z is reached). The runner
+ also determines when the metrics are collected/reported.
+
+ SampleVNF
+ OPNFV project providing a repository of reference VNFs.
+ More info on: https://opnfv-samplevnf.readthedocs.io/en/latest/
+
+ scenario
+ The part of a Yardstick testcase that describes each test step.
+
SLA
Service Level Agreement
An SLA is an agreement between a service provider and a customer to
@@ -92,6 +142,10 @@ Glossary
SUT
System Under Test
+ testcase
+ A task in Yardstick; the yaml file that is read by Yardstick to
+ determine how to run a test.
+
ToS
Type of Service