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Tuesday 29th November 2022

SIG-NGN is the Special Interest Group on Next Generation Networks.

This meeting of the 10th meeting of the SIG will be held virtually.

Remote participation link (To be shared later)


"Programmable networks and their control planes"

During the next meeting, we will focus on presentations and discussion on programmable network technology. P4 and software dataplanes based on DPDK are the current popular solutions, as well as MPLS/IPv6 segment routing as an alternative paradigm. Switching and routing control plane software, to build complete solutions is also emerging. 

Quick Links

All Presentations (currently past meeting presentations.)

Checkout the discussion on NREN.slack.com (sign up here)

Subscribe to the NGN mailing list or View the Archive

Contact the NGN Steering Committee

Register here

Agenda (all times are in CET)

Tuesday, 29 November 2022

TimeWhat's happening
13:45 - 14:00Get a coffee - Testing audio & video
14:00 - 14:05 ('5)

Introduction and welcome - Rudolf Vohnout (CESNET)

14:05 - 14:45 ('40)

Technology 1: P4

Host: Lars Fischer (NORDUnet)

  • P4 and the GÉANT P4 lab - Frederic Loui (RENATER) - '15
  • P4 standards update - Mihai Budiu (VMWARE) - '15
  • Q&A discussion 
14:45 - 15:25 ('40)

Technology 2: FPGA / FABRIC

Host: Yatish Kumar (ESnet)

15:25 - 15:55 ('30)

Controlplane - vision and reality

Host: Mian Usman (GÉANT)

  • ESnet - Dale Carder - '10
  • RENATER RARE, FreeRtr, Polka - Frederic Loui - '10
  • Q&A discussion
15:55 - 16:00 ('5)

Wrap up, Feedback, Summary and Next Steps - Rudolf Vohnout (CESNET)