Intel® P4 Studio

Harness next-generation programmable network software development to accelerate networking innovation.

Developer Tools to Transform Networking

Intel® P4 Studio is a complete set of tools for developing, debugging, and optimizing P4 applications. From a P4 compiler to a packet test framework, you’ll have everything you need to develop software applications for Intel® Tofino™ Programmable Ethernet Switches.

Intel®P4 Studio Components

The Intel® P4 Studio is much more than an SDK. It gives OEM developers and end users a faster path to deliver transformative networking solutions and to customize the data plane of their infrastructure to get optimized results. In a next-generation development environment, it supports all current Intel® Tofino™ ASIC configurations and use cases and allows you to choose the development path that works best for you. Whether that means fully customizing all aspects of the Intel® Tofino™ silicon or leveraging high-level APIs and reference implementations for a simpler start, you can get there faster with the Intel® P4 Studio.

Intel® P4 Insight

Extract even more value out of Intel® P4 Studio by incorporating Intel® P4 Insight to develop your networking solutions even faster. Intel® P4 Insight works in conjunction with the Intel® P4 Studio to speed up debugging and give you a complete view of how your application maps to the Intel® Tofino™ resources.

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P4 Open Source Community

Unlike other programming languages for network devices, P4 is open source and works in harmony with a large, active developer community. With the Intel® P4 Studio, developers can access a fast-growing ecosystem of contributors that includes many industry leaders.

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