[P4-dev] Is there any x86 native target for P4 in the works?

Antonin Bas antonin at barefootnetworks.com
Fri Jun 16 18:14:10 EDT 2017


I should also have mentioned the vmware ebpf project, p4c-xdp:
https://github.com/vmware/p4c-xdp
This project offers more features that the ebpf backend on p4lang.

On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 3:12 PM, Antonin Bas <antonin at barefootnetworks.com>
wrote:

> Hi Chris,
>
> I am aware of 2 projects that might qualify, but I am not sure if either
> of them can be considered of production quality at this stage:
> - PISCES, a P4-programmable version of OVS: http://pisces.cs.princeton.
> edu/
> - P4 at ELTE, a project which generates C code which interfaces with DPDK:
> https://github.com/P4ELTE/t4p4s
> I would recommend that you get in touch with the developers for these
> projects.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Antonin
>
> On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 2:32 PM, Chris Sommers <CSommers at ixiacom.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I was wondering if anybody knows of an x86 target for P4 which might be
>> forthcoming? Something which runs at “production” packet rates, suitable
>> for deployment in a VNF or docker container, etc.? This could be either a
>> more complete eBPF target or something else. Thanks.
>>
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> *Chris Sommers*
>> Software Architect, IXIA Labs
>> Keysight Technologies
>>
>> e: csommers at ixiacom.com
>> t: 530.679.0145 <(530)%20679-0145>
>> www.ixiacom.com
>>
>> <https://www.ixiacom.com/keysight-technologies?utm_source=homepage-banner>
>>
>>
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>
> --
> Antonin
>



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