CSIT rls1704 report - small updates
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@@ -4,108 +4,125 @@ CSIT Release Notes
 Changes in CSIT |release|\r
 -------------------------\r
 \r
-#. Naming change for all VPP performance test suites and test cases.\r
 #. VPP performance test environment changes\r
 \r
-    - upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04\r
-    - VM and vhost-user test environment optimizations\r
-    - addition of HW cryptodev devices in LFD FD.io physical testbed\r
+    - Further optimizations of VM and vhost-user test environment - Qemu virtio\r
+      queue size increased from default value of 256 to 1024.\r
+    - Addition of HW cryptodev devices - Intel QAT 8950 50G - in all three\r
+      LF FD.io physical testbeds.\r
 \r
-#. Added tests\r
+#. VPP performance test framework changes\r
 \r
-    - NICs\r
+    - Added VAT command history collection for every test case as part of teardown.\r
 \r
-      - Intel x710 (L2 Bridge Domain switched-forwarding, vhost-user)\r
-      - Cisco VIC1385 (L2 Bridge Domain switched-forwarding)\r
-      - Cisco VIC1227 (L2 Bridge Domain switched-forwarding)\r
+#. Added VPP performance tests\r
 \r
-    - vhost-user tests with VM\r
+    - **CGNAT**\r
 \r
-      - L2 Bridge Domain switched-forwarding with Intel x710 NIC\r
-      - L2 Bridge Domain switched-forwarding with VxLAN and Intel x520 NIC\r
-      - L2 Bridge Domain switched-forwarding with Intel xl710 NIC\r
+      - Carrier Grade Network Address Translation tests with varying number\r
+        of users and ports per user: 1u-15p, 10u-15p, 100u-15p, 1000u-15p,\r
+        2000u-15p, 4000u-15p - with Intel x520 NIC.\r
 \r
-    - Tests with VxLAN\r
+    - **vhost-user tests with one VM**\r
 \r
-      - L2 Bridge Domain switched-forwarding with Intel x520 NIC\r
-      - L2 Bridge Domain switched-forwarding with vhost-user, VM and Intel x520\r
-        NIC\r
+      - L2 Bridge Domain switched-forwarding with Intel x710 NIC, Intel x520 NIC,\r
+        Intel xl710 NIC.\r
+      - VXLAN and L2 Bridge Domain switched-forwarding with Intel x520 NIC.\r
+\r
+    - **vhost-user tests with two VMs service chain**\r
+\r
+      - L2 cross-connect switched-forwarding with Intel x520 NIC, Intel xl710 NIC.\r
+      - L2 Bridge Domain switched-forwarding with Intel x520 NIC, Intel xl710 NIC.\r
+      - IPv4 routed-forwarding with Intel x520 NIC, Intel xl710 NIC.\r
+\r
+    - **IPSec encryption with**\r
+\r
+      - AES-GCM, CBC-SHA1 ciphers, in combination with IPv4 routed-forwarding\r
+        with Intel xl710 NIC.\r
+      - CBC-SHA1 ciphers, in combination with LISP-GPE overlay tunneling for\r
+        IPv4-over-IPv4 with Intel xl710 NIC.\r
 \r
 Performance Improvements\r
 ------------------------\r
 \r
-Substantial improvements in measured packet throughput, with relative increase\r
-of double-digit percentage points, have been observed in a number of CSIT\r
-|release| tests listed below. Relative improvements are calculated against the\r
-test results in CSIT rls1609 report.\r
+Some performance improvements in measured packet throughput have been observed\r
+in a number of CSIT |release| tests listed below. Relative improvements are\r
+calculated against the test results in CSIT rls1701 report. VPP-16.09 and\r
+VPP-17.01 numbers are provided for reference.\r
 \r
 NDR Throughput\r
 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\r
 \r
 Non-Drop Rate Throughput discovery tests:\r
 \r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| VPP Functionality | Test Name                                                       | VPP-16.09 | VPP-17.01       | Relative Improvement |\r
-+===================+=================================================================+===========+=================+======================+\r
-| L2XC              | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2xcbase-ndrdisc                      | 9.4 Mpps  | 12.7 Mpps       | 35%                  |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| L2XC              | 10ge2p1xl710: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2xcbase-ndrdisc                     | 9.5 Mpps  | 12.2..12.4 Mpps | 28..30%              |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| L2XC dot1ad       | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-dot1ad-l2xcbase-ndrdisc                   | 7.4 Mpps  | 8.8..9.0 Mpps   | 19..23%              |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| L2XC dot1q        | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-dot1q-l2xcbase-ndrdisc                    | 7.5 Mpps  | 8.8..9.0 Mpps   | 17..20%              |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| L2XC VxLAN        | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4vxlan-l2xcbase-ndrdisc              | 5.4 Mpps  | 6.5 Mpps        | 20%                  |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| L2XC-vhost-VM     | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2xcbase-eth-2vhost-1vm-ndrdisc       | 0.5 Mpps  | 2.8..3.2 Mpps   | 460..540%            |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| L2BD              | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2bdbasemaclrn-ndrdisc                | 7.8 Mpps  | 10.4..10.6 Mpps | 33..36%              |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| L2BD-vhost-VM     | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2bdbasemaclrn-eth-2vhost-1vm-ndrdisc | 0.4 Mpps  | 2.7..2.8 Mpps   | 575..600%            |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4              | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-ndrdisc                    | 8.7 Mpps  | 9.7 Mpps        | 12%                  |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 COP          | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-copwhtlistbase-ndrdisc     | 7.1 Mpps  | 8.3..8.5 Mpps   | 17..20%              |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 iAcl         | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-iacldstbase-ndrdisc        | 6.9 Mpps  | 7.6..7.8 Mpps   | 10..13%              |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 vhost        | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-eth-2vhost-1vm-ndrdisc     | 0.3 Mpps  | 2.6 Mpps        | 767%                 |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv6              | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6base-ndrdisc                    | 3.0 Mpps  | 7.3..7.7 Mpps   | 143..157%            |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| VPP Functionality | Test Name                                                       | VPP-16.09  | VPP-17.01 | VPP-17.04 | 17.01 to 17.04  |\r
+|                   |                                                                 |   [Mpps]   |  [Mpps]   |   [Mpps]  | Relative Change |\r
++===================+=================================================================+============+===========+===========+=================+\r
+| L2XC              | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2xcbase-ndrdisc                      | 9.4        | 12.7      | 13.4      | 6%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| L2XC              | 10ge2p1xl710: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2xcbase-ndrdisc                     | 9.5        | 12.2      | 12.4      | 2%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| L2XC dot1ad       | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-dot1ad-l2xcbase-ndrdisc                   | 7.4        | 8.8       | 9.3       | 6%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| L2XC dot1q        | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-dot1q-l2xcbase-ndrdisc                    | 7.5        | 8.8       | 9.2       | 5%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| L2XC VxLAN        | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4vxlan-l2xcbase-ndrdisc              | 5.4        | 6.5       | 6.8       | 5%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| L2XC-vhost-VM     | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2xcbase-eth-2vhost-1vm-ndrdisc       | 0.5        | 2.8       | 3.2       | 14%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| L2BD              | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2bdbasemaclrn-ndrdisc                | 7.8        | 10.4      | 10.8      | 4%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| L2BD-vhost-VM     | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2bdbasemaclrn-eth-2vhost-1vm-ndrdisc | 0.4        | 2.7       | 3.4       | 26%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4              | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-ndrdisc                    | 8.7        | 9.7       | 10.6      | 9%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 COP          | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-copwhtlistbase-ndrdisc     | 7.1        | 8.3       | 9.0       | 8%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 iAcl         | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-iacldstbase-ndrdisc        | 6.9        | 7.6       | 8.3       | 9%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 vhost        | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-eth-2vhost-1vm-ndrdisc     | 0.3        | 2.6       | 3.1       | 19%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv6              | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6base-ndrdisc                    | 3.0        | 7.3       | 8.1       | 11%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
 \r
 PDR Throughput\r
 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\r
 \r
 Partial Drop Rate thoughput discovery tests with packet Loss Tolerance of 0.5%:\r
 \r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| VPP Functionality | Test Name                                                       | VPP-16.09 | VPP-17.01       | Relative Improvement |\r
-+===================+=================================================================+===========+=================+======================+\r
-| L2XC              | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2xcbase-pdrdisc                      | 9.4 Mpps  | 12.7..12.9 Mpps | 35..37%              |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| L2XC dot1ad       | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-dot1ad-l2xcbase-pdrdisc                   | 7.4 Mpps  | 8.8..9.1 Mpps   | 19..23%              |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| L2XC dot1q        | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-dot1q-l2xcbase-pdrdisc                    | 7.5 Mpps  | 8.8..9.0 Mpps   | 17..20%              |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| L2XC VxLAN        | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4vxlan-l2xcbase-pdrdisc              | 5.4 Mpps  | 6.5 Mpps        | 20%                  |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| L2XC-vhost-VM     | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2xcbase-eth-2vhost-1vm-pdrdisc       | 2.6 Mpps  | 3.2..3.3 Mpps   | 23..26%              |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| L2BD              | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2bdbasemaclrn-pdrdisc                | 7.8 Mpps  | 10.6 Mpps       | 36%                  |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| L2BD-vhost-VM     | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2bdbasemaclrn-eth-2vhost-1vm-pdrdisc | 2.1 Mpps  | 2.9 Mpps        | 38%                  |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4              | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-pdrdisc                    | 8.7 Mpps  | 9.7 Mpps        | 11%                  |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 COP          | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-copwhtlistbase-pdrdisc     | 7.1 Mpps  | 8.3..8.5 Mpps   | 17..20%              |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 vhost        | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-eth-2vhost-1vm-pdrdisc     | 2.0 Mpps  | 2.7 Mpps        | 35%                  |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| VPP Functionality | Test Name                                                       | VPP-16.09 | VPP-17.01 | VPP-17.04 | 17.01 to 17.04  |\r
+|                   |                                                                 |   [Mpps]  |  [Mpps]   |   [Mpps]  | Relative Change |\r
++===================+=================================================================+===========+===========+===========+=================+\r
+| L2XC              | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2xcbase-pdrdisc                      | 9.4       | 12.7      | 13.4      | 6%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| L2XC dot1ad       | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-dot1ad-l2xcbase-pdrdisc                   | 7.4       | 8.8       | 9.3       | 6%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| L2XC dot1q        | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-dot1q-l2xcbase-pdrdisc                    | 7.5       | 8.8       | 9.5       | 8%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| L2XC VxLAN        | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4vxlan-l2xcbase-pdrdisc              | 5.4       | 6.5       | 6.8       | 5%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| L2XC-vhost-VM     | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2xcbase-eth-2vhost-1vm-pdrdisc       | 2.6       | 3.2       | 3.2       | 0%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| L2BD              | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2bdbasemaclrn-pdrdisc                | 7.8       | 10.6      | 11.1      | 5%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| L2BD-vhost-VM     | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-eth-l2bdbasemaclrn-eth-2vhost-1vm-pdrdisc | 2.1       | 2.9       | 3.2       | 10%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4              | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-pdrdisc                    | 8.7       | 9.7       | 10.6      | 9%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 COP          | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-copwhtlistbase-pdrdisc     | 7.1       | 8.3       | 9.2       | 11%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 iAcl         | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-iacldstbase-pdrdisc        | 7.1       | 7.6       | 8.3       | 9%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 vhost        | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-eth-2vhost-1vm-pdrdisc     | 2.0       | 2.7       | 3.2       | 19%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv6              | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6base-pdrdisc                    | 7.7       | 7.3       | 8.1       | 11%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
 \r
 Measured improvements are in line with VPP code optimizations listed in\r
-`VPP-17.01 release notes\r
-<https://docs.fd.io/vpp/17.01/release_notes_1701.html>`_.\r
+`VPP-17.04 release notes\r
+<https://docs.fd.io/vpp/17.04/release_notes_1704.html>`_.\r
 \r
 Additionally, vhost-VM performance improvements are due to both VPP code\r
 optimizations as well as due to the FD.io CSIT Linux KVM test environment\r
@@ -119,110 +136,95 @@ Other Performance Changes
 Other changes in measured packet throughput, with either minor relative\r
 increase or decrease, have been observed in a number of CSIT |release| tests\r
 listed below. Relative changes are calculated against the test results in CSIT\r
-rls1609 report.\r
+rls1701 report.\r
 \r
 NDR Throughput\r
 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\r
 \r
 Non-Drop Rate Throughput discovery tests:\r
 \r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| VPP Functionality | Test Name                                                       | VPP-16.09 | VPP-17.01       | Relative Change      |\r
-+===================+=================================================================+===========+=================+======================+\r
-| IPv4 FIB 200k     | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4scale200k-ndrdisc               | 8.5 Mpps  | 9.0 Mpps        | 6%                   |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 FIB 20k      | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4scale20k-ndrdisc                | 8.5 Mpps  | 9.0..9.2 Mpps   | 6..8%                |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 FIB 2M       | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4scale2m-ndrdisc                 | 8.5 Mpps  | 7.8..8.1 Mpps   | -8..-5%              |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 Policer      | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-ipolicemarkbase-ndrdisc    | 6.9 Mpps  | 7.4..7.6 Mpps   | 7..10%               |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 LISP         | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4lispip4-ip4base-ndrdisc             | 4.4 Mpps  | 4.8 Mpps        | 9%                   |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv6 COP          | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6base-copwhtlistbase-ndrdisc     | 6.1 Mpps  | 6.1..6.5 Mpps   | 0..7%                |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv6 FIB 200k     | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6scale200k-ndrdisc               | 6.5 Mpps  | 5.3..5.7 Mpps   | -18..-12%            |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv6 FIB 20k      | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6scale20k-ndrdisc                | 6.9 Mpps  | 6.5 Mpps        | -6%                  |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv6 FIB 2M       | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6scale2m-ndrdisc                 | 5.3 Mpps  | 4.2 Mpps        | -21%                 |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv6 iAcl         | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6base-iacldstbase-ndrdisc        | 6.5 Mpps  | 6.1..6.5 Mpps   | -6..0%               |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| VPP Functionality | Test Name                                                       | VPP-16.09 | VPP-17.01 | VPP-17.04 | 17.01 to 17.04  |\r
+|                   |                                                                 |   [Mpps]  |  [Mpps]   |   [Mpps]  | Relative Change |\r
++===================+=================================================================+===========+===========+===========+=================+\r
+| IPv4 FIB 200k     | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4scale200k-ndrdisc               | 8.5       | 9.0       | 9.7       | 8%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 FIB 20k      | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4scale20k-ndrdisc                | 8.5       | 9.0       | 9.4       | 4%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 FIB 2M       | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4scale2m-ndrdisc                 | 8.5       | 7.8       | 8.1       | 4%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 Policer      | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-ipolicemarkbase-ndrdisc    | 6.9       | 7.4       | 8.1       | 9%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 LISP         | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4lispip4-ip4base-ndrdisc             | 4.4       | 4.8       | 5.5       | 15%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv6 COP          | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6base-copwhtlistbase-ndrdisc     | 6.1       | 6.1       | 6.9       | 13%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv6 FIB 200k     | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6scale200k-ndrdisc               | 6.5       | 5.3       | 5.3       | 0%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv6 FIB 20k      | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6scale20k-ndrdisc                | 6.9       | 6.5       | 6.9       | 6%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv6 FIB 2M       | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6scale2m-ndrdisc                 | 5.3       | 4.2       | 4.6       | 10%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv6 iAcl         | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6base-iacldstbase-ndrdisc        | 6.5       | 6.1       | 6.9       | 13%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
 \r
 PDR Throughput\r
 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~\r
 \r
 Partial Drop Rate thoughput discovery tests with packet Loss Tolerance of 0.5%:\r
 \r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| VPP Functionality | Test Name                                                       | VPP-16.09 | VPP-17.01       | Relative Change      |\r
-+===================+=================================================================+===========+=================+======================+\r
-| IPv4 FIB 200k     | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4scale200k-pdrdisc               | 8.5 Mpps  | 9.0 Mpps        | 6%                   |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 FIB 20k      | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4scale20k-pdrdisc                | 8.5 Mpps  | 9.0..9.2 Mpps   | 6..8%                |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 FIB 2M       | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4scale2m-pdrdisc                 | 8.3 Mpps  | 8.1 Mpps        | -2%                  |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 iAcl         | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-iacldstbase-pdrdisc        | 7.1 Mpps  | 7.6..7.8 Mpps   | 7..10%               |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 Policer      | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-ipolicemarkbase-pdrdisc    | 7.1 Mpps  | 7.4..7.6 Mpps   | 4..7%                |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv4 LISP         | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4lispip4-ip4base-pdrdisc             | 4.6 Mpps  | 4.8 Mpps        | 9%                   |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv6              | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6base-pdrdisc                    | 7.7 Mpps  | 7.3..7.7 Mpps   | -5..0%               |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv6 COP          | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6base-copwhtlistbase-pdrdisc     | 6.1 Mpps  | 6.1..6.5 Mpps   | 0..7%                |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv6 FIB 200k     | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6scale200k-pdrdisc               | 6.9 Mpps  | 5.3..5.7 Mpps   | -23..-17%            |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv6 FIB 20k      | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6scale20k-pdrdisc                | 6.9 Mpps  | 6.5 Mpps        | -6%                  |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv6 FIB 2M       | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6scale2m-pdrdisc                 | 5.3 Mpps  | 4.2 Mpps        | -21%                 |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
-| IPv6 iAcl         | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6base-iacldstbase-pdrdisc        | 6.5 Mpps  | 6.1..6.5 Mpps   | -6..0%               |\r
-+-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------------+----------------------+\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| VPP Functionality | Test Name                                                       | VPP-16.09 | VPP-17.01 | VPP-17.04 | 17.01 to 17.04  |\r
+|                   |                                                                 |   [Mpps]  |  [Mpps]   |   [Mpps]  | Relative Change |\r
++===================+=================================================================+===========+===========+===========+=================+\r
+| IPv4 FIB 200k     | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4scale200k-pdrdisc               | 8.5       | 9.0       | 9.7       | 8%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 FIB 20k      | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4scale20k-pdrdisc                | 8.5       | 9.0       | 9.7       | 8%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 FIB 2M       | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4scale2m-pdrdisc                 | 8.3       | 8.1       | 8.3       | 2%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 Policer      | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4-ip4base-ipolicemarkbase-pdrdisc    | 7.1       | 7.4       | 8.1       | 9%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv4 LISP         | 10ge2p1x520: 64B-1t1c-ethip4lispip4-ip4base-pdrdisc             | 4.6       | 4.8       | 5.5       | 15%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv6 COP          | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6base-copwhtlistbase-pdrdisc     | 6.1       | 6.1       | 6.9       | 13%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv6 FIB 200k     | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6scale200k-pdrdisc               | 6.9       | 5.3       | 5.3       | 0%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv6 FIB 20k      | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6scale20k-pdrdisc                | 6.9       | 6.5       | 6.9       | 6%              |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv6 FIB 2M       | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6scale2m-pdrdisc                 | 5.3       | 4.2       | 4.6       | 10%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
+| IPv6 iAcl         | 10ge2p1x520: 78B-1t1c-ethip6-ip6base-iacldstbase-pdrdisc        | 6.5       | 6.1       | 6.9       | 13%             |\r
++-------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+-----------+-----------+-----------+-----------------+\r
 \r
 Known Issues\r
 ------------\r
 \r
 Here is the list of known issues in CSIT |release| for VPP performance tests:\r
 \r
-+---+-------------------------------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
-| # | Issue                                           | Description                                                     |\r
-+---+-------------------------------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
-| 1 | Sporadic IPv4 routed-forwarding NDR discovery   | Suspected issue with DPDK IPv4 checksum calculation.            |\r
-|   | test failures for 1518B frame size              | Observed frequency: sporadic, ca. 20% to 30% of test runs.      |\r
-+---+-------------------------------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
-| 2 | Vic1385 and Vic1227 NICs jumbo frames test      | Suspected issue with VIC DPDK drivers that do not support jumbo |\r
-|   | failures (9000B)                                | frames (dropped rx-miss). Observed frequency: 100%.             |\r
-+---+-------------------------------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
-| 3 | Vic1385 and Vic1227 performance                 | Low performance of NDR results. Big difference between NDR and  |\r
-|   |                                                 | PDR.                                  .                         |\r
-+---+-------------------------------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
-| 4 | Sporadic NDR discovery test failures on x520    | Suspected issue with HW settings (BIOS, FW) in LF               |\r
-|   |                                                 | infrastructure. Issue can't be replicated outside LF.           |\r
-+---+-------------------------------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
-| 5 | Non-repeatible zig-zagging NDR throughput       | Suspected NIC driver issue in multi-thread multi-core operation |\r
-|   | results for multi-thread multi-core tests       | affectin NDR throughput. Applies to XL710 and X710 NICs tested. |\r
-|   | - 2t2c, 4t4c - for some tested NICs.            |                                                                 |\r
-+---+-------------------------------------------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
-\r
-Tests to be Added - Cryptodev\r
------------------------------\r
-\r
-DPDK Cryptodev functionality support for both SW and HW crypto devices has\r
-been introduced in VPP-17.01 release. CSIT functional and performance tests\r
-have been also developed and merged. However due to the factors beyond CSIT\r
-project control execution of those tests within the LF FD.io test environment\r
-still need to complete. Once the results become available, they will be\r
-published as an addendum to the current version of CSIT |release| report.\r
-\r
-Tests to be Added - SNAT44\r
---------------------------\r
-\r
-VPP SNAT44 functionality has been introduced in VPP-17.01 release. CSIT\r
-performance tests are still in development and integration into LFD FD.io test\r
-environment. Once the tests are fully integrated and results become available,\r
-they will be published as an addendum to the current version of CSIT |release|\r
-report.\r
++---+-------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
+| # | Issue                                           | Jira ID    | Description                                                     |\r
++---+-------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
+| 1 | NDR discovery test failures 1518B frame size    | VPP-663    | VPP reporting errors: dpdk-input Rx ip checksum errors.         |\r
+|   | for ip4scale200k, ip4scale2m scale IPv4 routed- |            | Observed frequency: all test runs.                              |\r
+|   | forwarding tests. ip4scale20k tests are fine.   |            |                                                                 |\r
++---+-------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
+| 2 | VAT API timeouts during ip6scale2m scale IPv6   | VPP-712    | Needs fixing VPP VAT API timeouts for large volume of IPv6      |\r
+|   | routed-forwarding tests when volume adding IPv6 |            | routes.                                                         |\r
+|   | routes - 2M in this case. ip6scale2kk works.    |            |                                                                 |\r
++---+-------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
+| 3 | Vic1385 and Vic1227 low performance             | VPP-664    | Low NDR performance.                                            |\r
+|   |                                                 |            |                                                                 |\r
++---+-------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
+| 4 | Sporadic NDR discovery test failures on x520    | CSIT-750   | Suspected issue with HW settings (BIOS, FW) in LF               |\r
+|   |                                                 |            | infrastructure. Issue can't be replicated outside LF.           |\r
++---+-------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
+| 5 | VPP in 2t2c setups - large variation            | CSIT-568   | Suspected NIC firmware or DPDK driver issue affecting NDR       |\r
+|   | of discovered NDR throughput values across      |            | throughput. Applies to XL710 and X710 NICs, x520 NICs are fine. |\r
+|   | multiple test runs with xl710 and x710 NICs.    |            |                                                                 |\r
++---+-------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
+| 6 | Lower than expected NDR and PDR throughput with | CSIT-569   | Suspected NIC firmware or DPDK driver issue affecting NDR and   |\r
+|   | xl710 and x710 NICs, compared to x520 NICs.     |            | PDR throughput. Applies to XL710 and X710 NICs.                 |\r
++---+-------------------------------------------------+------------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+\r
+\r

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