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Wednesday, January 22, 2020


Please add your name in here:

  1. Mark Shostak (AT&T)
  2. Kelvin Edmison (Nokia)
  3. Al Morton (AT&T)
  4. Mark Beierl (VMware)
  5. Michael Fix (AT&T)
  6. Scott Steinbrueck (AT&T)
  7. Trevor Cooper (Intel)
  8. Rabi Abdel (VF)
  9. James Gu (AT&T)

Special Notes:

  • Each of the three RM sections will get 20 minutes
  • Given the limited time available, we will focus on identifying issues/actions/next steps, but not solving them right now
  • Weekly RM meetings are intended to
    • Identify owners for new Issues
    • Track open Issues
    • Address technical issues that cannot be resolved online (i.e. resolve stalls)


  • RM Core (status) (Mark S.)
    • Follow-up from Prague conference
      • Thank you for your contributions and participation! A very productive conference!
      • Align on items for TSC
        • Common Services (e.g., DNS, LBaaS, Prometheus, Grafana, etc.) // Does someone want to take ownership of the PR?
        • Proposal to suspend the Compute Intensive IT, and supplement it w/ the Basic IT by disabling over-booking // Does someone want to take ownership of the PR?
        • If (Rabi) \{VNF Profile Generations - Proposal for implementing VNF Evolution}
      • Generic Fabric Model // Overview and high-level plan
      • Non-Conforming Tech
        • CNTT driving the industry to resolve issues (e.g., Normalized SmartNIC ABI)
        • Next Steps - Refining Policy Template // Any takers?
    • Containers and RM - Next Steps
      • ...for VMs, the sizes are prescriptive, but for containers, the RAM/CPU/Disk are intended to be more granular and more dynamic...
      • Exceptions

  • Open questions
    • TBD

  • New Business


  • General
    • None at this time
  •  Core
    • Kelvin/Mark to continue working and present findings next week, hopefully to close the VNF Ev issue.
  • Ops
    • None at this time
  • Comp
    • None at this time


  • General
    • Reviewed LNF/GSMA anti-trust policy
  •  Core
    • Most of the topics were broached. The VNF Evolution Framework was discussed in depth and took most of the meeting
    • The primary protagonists for the VNF Ev topic (Rabi, Kelvin and Mark) came closer to alignment, but still further to go. See Action above
  • Ops
    • nil
  • Comp
    • nil

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