P4

Barefoot Networks + P4 = a new era of network switching?

Barefoot‘s Tofino is a world’s fastest and fully user-programmable switch series able to handle up to 6.5Tb/s (65 X 100GE or 260 X 25GE). In their whitepaper Barefoot describes PISA (Protocol Independent Switch Architecture), a new model for processing packets at the highest speeds, under full programmatic control of the user. It is uses the P4 …

Barefoot Networks + P4 = a new era of network switching? Read More »