[NetDev-People] 0x14: New workshop, Switch ASIC Hardware Offload

Jamal Hadi Salim jhs at mojatatu.com
Sat Jan 4 16:01:06 UTC 2020

Roopa Prabhu and Jiri Pirko will chair the netdev 0x14 Switch ASIC
hardware offload workshop.

Network Operating Systems(NOS) based on Linux-native hardware offload
for network switching ASICs continue to gain traction. Recent inductees
include the announced project DENT [1] that brings together switch ASIC
vendors, distributors, system integrators and users.

This workshop is similar in spirit to previous switchdev workshops.
Workshop topics (Work in progress):

- Discuss switchdev driver updates since last netdev0x13:
           - Mellanox mlxsw driver updates
- New Networking features and use-cases
- Open issues and challenges
- New vendors
- Supporting new features down the pike:
       - Eg: EVPN-MH, port security, dynamic NAT and others
- Operationalizing Linux networking
        Automation and DevOps


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