The P4Runtime API is a control plane specification for controlling the data plane elements of a device defined or described by a P4 program. The P4Runtime API can be used for local or remote control plane applications.
P4Runtime is a project under the P4.org's API Working Group. For more details on P4Runtime please see the blog post penned by the original API Working Group chairs here. The P4.org API Working Group's charter can be found here.
Below are a few helpful resources for you to learn more about P4Runtime.
We've made significant progress but there is more to be done. You can get involved by joining P4.org and then be joining API working group activities in one or more of the following ways.
Join the API working group's mailing list [email protected] to join the community of engineers working on P4Runtime. To subscribe, visit http://lists.p4.org/mailman/listinfo/p4-api_lists.p4.org You can check out the public archive of the mailing list here.
Working Group Meeting
Join the API working group meetings - stay tuned for the announcement for the next meeting date on [email protected] mailing list.