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P4 Workshop 2018

The focus of the P4 Workshop is on technical content relevant to P4 developers, researchers, vendors and users. There will be a separate large hall for P4 Demos as before giving attendees more time to interact and learn whats being showcased. A list of accepted talks can be found here.

Onward and Upward: P4.org Joins ONF and LF

Posted by Nate Foster on March 19, 2018 As you know, P4 has achieved broad adoption in the networking industry with multiple P4 targets and a rich set of open source P4 programs, compilers, APIs, tools and test frameworks. P4 continues to grow from strength to strength, with technical contributions from a large number of […]

Advancing Disaggregation Through P4 Runtime Integration

Editor’s note: This guest post by Nitin Kumar (Juniper Networks) describes a next-generation control APIs based on P4 Runtime. It was originally published on the New Network blog and is republished here with permission. It’s a bit of an understatement to say that networking and distributed computing IT infrastructures are undergoing change. It’s fairly easy […]

P4 Gains Broad Networking Industry Adoption, Joins Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and Linux Foundation (LF) to Accelerate Next Phase of Growth and Innovation

– P4 continues to gain rapid adoption and support across the networking industry. – P4.org currently has more than 100 member organizations spanning industry and academia and continues to grow, adding new members and developers   SAN JOSE, Calif., March 16, 2018 – The P4 Language Consortium (P4.org), creator of the P4 programming language, today announced that […]

P4 Gains Broad Adoption, Joins Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and Linux Foundation (LF) to Accelerate Next Phase of Growth and Innovation

Posted by P4.org on March 16, 2018 P4 continues to gain rapid adoption and support across the networking industry. P4.org currently has more than 100 member organizations spanning industry and academia and continues to grow, adding new members and developers San Jose, Calif., March 16, 2018 – The P4 Language Consortium (P4.org), creator of the […]

P4

TECHNICAL STEERING TEAM (TST) Andy Fingerhut Nate Foster Stefan Heule Larry Peterson Robert Soulé Amin Vahdat   P4 Blog Posts P4 (named for “Programming Protocol-independent Packet Processors”) is a language for expressing how packets are processed by the data plane of a forwarding element such as a hardware or software switch, network interface card, router, […]

East Coast P4 Developer Day, Spring 2018

A presentation by the P4 Language Consortium Held at Cornell Tech on Friday, March 9, 2018 Registration Directions Address: 2 West Loop Road, New York, NY Transportation Options The Subway is the easiest, fastest, and cheapest way to get to Roosevelt Island. Take the F train​ to the “Roosevelt Island”​ stop. Single ride tickets are $3.00. The Tram is […]

P4 Runtime – Putting the Control Plane in Charge of the Forwarding Plane

Posted by Nick McKeown, Timon Sloane, and Jim Wanderer on December 4, 2017 A few weeks ago we introduced the first demonstration of “P4 Runtime”. We invite all members of the networking community to join with us, so that together we may develop and evolve P4 Runtime to the point where it can be deployed […]

Announcing the P4 Applications Working Group

Posted by Mukesh Hira and Jeongkeun Lee on November 3, 2017 With the maturing language and architecture support, plus the recent innovation of P4 Runtime from the API working group, writing new applications using P4 and running them in production networks has become a reality. This is backed by a set of programmable forwarding-planes ranging […]

P4 Developer Day Fall 2017

A joint presentation by Stanford University and P4 Language Consortium.   Held at Arrillaga Alumni Center, Stanford University on Friday, November 10, 2017.   We would like to thank our sponsors for their support:   Agenda 8:00 – 8:30am Registration and Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00am Technical Set-up for Hands-on Lab In order to complete the exercises at […]

P4 Runtime Demo

ONF Collaborating with Google and Barefoot Networks to Demonstrate the ONOS Controller Integrated with the P4 Toolchain and a Programmable Dataplane Today at the ONF we announced availability of the first P4 proof of concept data center fabric solution PoC to demonstrate switch and protocol independent SDN programmability enabling network operators to define their own […]

The Promise of P4 Runtime and How It’s Propelling the ONF

SDx Central | October 11, 2017 | Read more