P4 motivations and standards

An interview with Mario Baldi

In the previous posts, I discussed the relevance of the P4 standard in the Pensando Systems Capri ASIC.

In this podcast, I interview Mario Baldi, a well known P4 expert, and ask him to explain to you what P4 is. Mario has also his own blog at https://blog.baldi.info/

You can find the official P4 website at https://p4.org/.

Mario just attended a virtual P4 Round-Table and he wrote a blog post about it.

There is also a video of a Roundatable on Programmable NICs:

and a talk about DSC architecture:

My book has a full Chapter on P4 (Chapter 11). Don’t Forget that Pearson/Addison-Wesley has a special offer on my latest book. To save 35% on the book or eBook go to the informit website and use code FUTUREPROOF during checkout to apply the discount.

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You can read an independent review of the book here.

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