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    November
    4
    2022
    The First In-person P4Pi Hackathon at ACM SIGCOMM 2022 in Am ...
    The SIGCOMM 2022 program featured this year an excellent main track, workshops, and tutorials which concluded with an in-person P4Pi Hackathon. This was the second P4Pi Hackathon organized in the SIGCOMM series. P4Pi (http ...
    October
    26
    2022
    Applications Open for the Next Round of the ICRP’s Fast Fo ...
    Intel has steadfastly supported academic research throughout the years, and we are always looking for new ways to spur creativity and enable innovative projects. When conducting groundbreaking research, researchers bear the b ...
    October
    25
    2022
    Mario Baldi, AMD, Appointed as Co-Chair of the P4 Architectu ...
    We are pleased to announce that Mario Baldi has been appointed as the new co-chair of the P4 Architecture Working Group, joining co-chair Andy Fingerhut. Mario is replacing Gordon Brebner whom we’d like to recognize and tha ...
    August
    12
    2022
    Community Member Profile: Steffen Smolka
    In this community member profile, we would like to introduce Steffen Smolka, a Senior Software Engineer at Google who is based in Palo Alto, California. He is an active contributor in the Open Networking Foundation’s P4 com ...
    August
    11
    2022
    Automatically Checking P4 Parser Equivalence with Leapfrog
    The P4 programming language is the interface of choice for programmable data plane devices. P4 programs have to meet network throughput requirements, but they are also subject to resource constraints imposed by the hardware. ...
    July
    28
    2022
    P4 Novel Use Award Winners!
    Congratulations to this year’s winners of the Novel Applications of P4 Awards, Fabricio Rodriguez, Pratap Pellakuru and Sharmila S.! The awards are offered to encourage creative and disruptive use cases for P4 and all the p ...
    July
    25
    2022
    Community Member Profile: Mihai Budiu
    In this community member profile, we would like to introduce Mihai Budiu, a researcher at VMware Research who is based in Palo Alto, California. He is an active contributor in the Open Networking Foundation’s P4 community. ...
    June
    14
    2022
    Tencent Implements Gateway Functionality in P4 Switching App ...
    Author: Junwei Zhang, Tencent Cloud Architecture and Platform Department Background and Introduction Tencent Gateway (TGW) is the first access point for Internet traffic going over the Tencent network, which consolidates mu ...
    June
    8
    2022
    P4 Workshop Showcases Expansion of Programmable Infrastructu ...
    Recently I was honored to serve as General Chair for the Annual P4 Workshop, an entirely on-line event hosted by the Open Networking Foundation. I’ve been following P4 (Programming Protocol-independent Packet Processors) fo ...
    December
    8
    2021
    New Network Equipment Grant Program from Intel Reduces Cost ...
    Networking research is often an expensive, resource-intensive undertaking, especially when the researchers need to prove that their solution is both viable and effective in solving problems facing modern networks that operate ...