[dts] DPDK Test Suite 1.0 Release
michael.qiu at intel.com
Fri Dec 19 08:13:30 CET 2014
Great, this tool will help all DPDK developers. And reduce the bugs of DPDK.
On 12/19/2014 1:44 PM, Cao, Waterman wrote:
> DPDK Test Suite 1.0 Release Announcement
> We are very pleased to announce that DPDK Test Suite 1.0 (DTS) is released
> by intel now. DTS is an automation test tool for DPDK software, a python-base
> library. It can run on remote tester machine, and communicate/manage test device
> by SSH connection. This tool also supports different kinds of traffic generators,
> including DPDK-based PacketGen, third-party professional tester equipment(IXIA).
> DTS is composes of one set of test cases and automation test framework. Since
> Based on DTS, DPDK developers and testers can build their test cases and
> verify their patches with these function test. It only requires less effort
> to maintain test cases once merged into DTS. Since DPDK Test Suite is an open
> source test tool, Everyone can utilize DTS to measure performance and
> functionality for features.
> In the future, we will continue to upgrade DPDK Test Suite to support DPDK
> software package based on DPDK release timeline, and provide stable version
> for each DPDK formal release. Currently, DPDK Test Suite 1.0 will support
> the latest DPDK release version 1.8.
> You can download latest DPDK test suite from the following link:
> In addition, one mailing list was created as dts at dpdk.org. This mailing list is
> used to post regression test report for DPDK software, answer questions
> about DTS, and receive patches for DPDK Test Suite. Also you can discuss
> issues and seek for validate solution of DPDK features with this mailing list.
> Marvin Liu(Yong.liu at intel.com)from Intel will maintain DPDK Test Suite code,
> and responsible for code merge. We are very welcome that other volunteers who
> interested in DPDK Validation can join in us to maintain this tool.
> Since DPDK Test Suite includes some generic test suites, plans and one test
> framework. Please see features list as the followings.
> DTS features:
> - Support SSH connection and manager tester, test device and IXIA generator
> - Automatically discover network topology
> - Automatically deploy DPDK on DUT (Device under Test) which installed
> Fedora18/20, Ubuntu12/14, FreeBSD 10, etc.
> - Support Wind River DPDK-based software traffic generators and IXIA
> traffic generator
> - Able to transmit, capture and analyze packets by Scapy
> - Provide solution to develop user-defined test suite and test plan
> - Provide customized configuration file
> - Export validation results as RST format and excel format
> - Support logging system to track automation execution.
> Example Test Suites:
> - Blacklist/Whitelist: EAL whitelist/blacklist feature
> - Command line : RTE command line interface
> - Multi process : DPDK share information between process
> - Timer : EAL timer feature
> - Testpmd : Poll Mode driver packet integrity, packet checksum,
> performance benchmark
> - L2fwd : layer-2 (L2) forwarding application
> - L3fwd : Layer-3 Forwarding application
> - Jumbo Frame : Poll Mode Drivers for jumbo frames feature
> - Ieee1588 : IEEE1588 Precise Time Protocol offload feature
> - Checksum offload : RX/TX L3/L4 checksum offload feature
> - Flow direction : NIC flow director feature
> - VLAN : NIC VLAN offload feature
> - Link flowctrl : NIC link flow control feature
> - Link bonding : Poll mode driver link bonding feature
> - IP fragment : IPv4 and IPV6 fragmentation feature
> - Packet framework : IP pipeline by DPDK packet framework feature
> Finally, DTS is open to everyone. Everyone is welcomed to use this tool,
> submit test cases and share knowledge with community.
> We hope that DTS can help to improve quality of open source patch and
> leverage effort with every members in community.
> Best Regards
> Intel DPDK Validation Team
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