[P4-dev] P4 program implementation cost

Changhoon Kim chang at barefootnetworks.com
Thu Aug 18 12:06:57 EDT 2016


Hi Itzik,

http://netasm.cs.princeton.edu/

I know NetASM talks about some aspects of the "implementation cost" you're
talking about, but it's mainly for an FPGA-based target.

-- Chang

On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 12:05 AM, iashken at cs.technion.ac.il <
iashken at cs.technion.ac.il> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I want to compare the "implementation cost" of two different data-path
> algorithms. I can write a P4 program for each of them. But then, how can I
> compare their cost or efficiency  in terms of parameters like: # of cycles
> per packet, packet latency , resource usage, etc? I don't mind if the
> comparison will be related to a specific asic/switch only.
>
> Is there any known reference / article / paper you can recommend on?
>
> I will appreciate any response here.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Itzik
>
>
>
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