Looking Lower- Programmable Data Planes (Part 1)
The webinar covers how the next steps in Software Defined Networks and programmable data planes unlock a world of new possibilities, starting with the logical function of a switching chip and ending with hands-on tasks using the industry standard P4 language (p4.org).
This course will cover the following topics:
– We begin with understanding logical operation of an ethernet switching chip packet processing through the Match Action Table abstraction.
-Then cover the concept of architecture definitions and the deep value of a programming language as a domain specific abstraction to express processing logic.
-Then “You wouldn’t download an MPLS stack”: Artisanal encapsulations & other fun tricks with PDPs