Minutes of the 2012-08-02 IAB Business Meeting
Vancouver, BC, Canada
1. Roll-call, agenda-bash, administrivia,
- Bernard Aboba (IAB Chair)
- Jari Arkko
- Mary Barnes (IAB Executive Director)
- Marc Blanchet
- Alissa Cooper
- Spencer Dawkins
- Lars Eggert (IRTF Chair)
- Mat Ford (ISOC Liaison)
- Joel Halpern
- Russ Housley (IETF Chair)
- David Kessens
- Cindy Morgan (IAB Executive Assistant)
- Jon Peterson
- Robert Sparks (IESG Liaison)
- Dave Thaler
- Hannes Tschofenig
- Ross Callon
- Danny McPherson
- Lisandro Granville, NMRG Chair (item 3 only)
The board agreed not to hold a teleconference on 8 August 2012. Hannes is checking with Ed Felten for possible dates for a tech chat. Hannes to also check about a tech chat on passwords based on recent SAAG mailing list discussion.
2. Technical Topic: Congestion Control Workshop Post-Mortem, and next steps on QoS
Alissa led a review of the Congestion Control Workshop held on 18 July 2012, based on the summary slides presented during the meeting (see http://www.iab.org/wp-content/IAB-uploads/2012/07/7-cc-workshop-summary-revised.pptx).
Bernard pointed out that while a congestion control algorithm might be more effective with assistance from the network, it would be desirable to use a single algorithm that can function well with or without competition from other transports, including TCP, LEDBAT or SCTP.
Spencer agreed to take the action item to draft a high-level message on supported for segregated queueing and a plan for an update to RFC 3714.
3. IRTF Review: Network Management Research Group (NMRG)
Lisandro Granville, chair of the Network Management Research Group (NCRG) [http://irtf.org/nmrg] gave a brief overview of the research group’s activities. The group has met 28 times since forming in 1998, and has published 5 RFCs.
Current work items include topics on NetFlow and IPFIX, autonomics and self management, the Internet of Things, software-defined networking, and Cloud datacenter networks.