Introduction to Dataplane Programming
1.5 ECTS credits
The course covers the definition and foundations of data plane programming, and the difference between Software Defined Networking and Dataplane programming. The primary focus of the course is on recent developments such as the programming language P4. Students are introduced to the P4 language and the workflow of implementing and testing simple P4 programs. The limitations of P4 are treated as well as the problems that need to be considered when implementing a use case for the P4 language.
Progressive specialisation: A1N (has only first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Master's level
Admission requirements: Computer Science 30 ECTS credits or three years of work experience in the IT sector, or equivalent. Upper Secondary English 6 or B or equivalent.
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.