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Arrillaga Alumni Center: 326 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA 94305
Sponsored by: Netronome, AT&T, Cisco, Hewlett Packard Enterprise & Barefoot Networks
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Tuesday, May 24 • 11:10am - 11:30am
Dynamic Analytics for Programmable NICs Utilizing P4

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The idea behind P4 for NICS is to program the target NICs with the desired analytic functions. Real time dynamic measurement of flows at Network Interface Cards (NICs) is critical for cloud centric service models and service automation. The ability of applications such as security, root cause analysis, big data analytics, and traffic engineering to subscribe to P4 interfaces for adjusting their observability requirements could enable a new wave of applications and opportunities.  In this talk we will provide a few use case examples within the context of P4 for carrier (AT&T) CORD-based platform architectures. The new architecture provides an open environment for allowing applications to utilize P4 interfaces for customized measurements.  This talk will show how P4-enabled applications can influence embedded VNF functions at NIC cards for real time feedback loops. 

*This presentation also has an associated demo: Dynamic Analytics for Programmable NIC’s Utilizing P4 - Identification and Custom Tagging of Elastic Telecoms Traffic*


Speakers
avatar for Tom Tofigh, AT&T

Tom Tofigh, AT&T

Tom is currently a Principal Member of Technical Staff in the AT&T’s Domain 2.0 architecture and planning Labs at AT&T. Tom has been responsible for planning and implementation of large-scale telecommunications equipment He has extensive experience that spans across many disciplines including emerging mobility networks, Switches, enhanced protocols, cross layer design, smart devices, and chip designs. Products introduced include... Read More →
avatar for Nic Viljoen, Netronome

Nic Viljoen, Netronome

Nic is a Research Engineer at Netronome, focusing on the enablement of real time analytics at the compute node in the data plane using SmartNICs. He is currently collaborating with the CORD project at ON.Lab to apply this within the context of the next generation mobile edge network (MCORD). Nic spent four years at the University of Cambridge where he received his undergraduate degree and an MEng in Information Engineering, focusing on... Read More →



Tuesday May 24, 2016 11:10am - 11:30am
McCaw Hall - Presentations

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