[Opencompute-networking] switch abstraction interface spec - for community review

KaoJim 高榮宏 IHS kao.jim at inventec.com
Mon Oct 13 15:57:48 UTC 2014

Hi team

As for port functionality, shall we provide the capability to create port
and remove port provided the flexibility for some port attribute that can
not be changed on the fly ? Also it can pave the way to support logical
port later.


On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 4:12 PM, Omar Baldonado <ocb at fb.com> wrote:

>  At the workshop in UNH over the summer, CJ Williams from Microsoft and
> Sanjay Sane from Dell covered their work on a switch abstraction interface
> (SAI). There was a lot of interest in this at UNH, and so there’s been
> quite a bit of discussion around the spec between now and then.
>  I’m happy to share that the Switch Abstraction Interface spec, v0.9, has
> now been contributed to the OCP for review.  Big thanks to the teams from
> Microsoft (Dmitry Malloy, Lihua Yuan, Guohan Lu, CJ Williams, David Maltz)
> and Dell (Mike Lazar, Shree Murthy, and Sanjay Sane) for driving the
> initial contribution and discussion, as well as to the teams from Facebook,
> Broadcom, Intel, and Mellanox who have been reviewing to help move this
> forward.
>  In terms of review and next steps for this spec, please take a look and
> provide your comments to the list. We have a project call this coming
> Monday at 10 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern where we can walk through this spec
> and answer some questions (in addition on Monday, we will go over Paris
> plans and potentially a HW switch spec – separate announcement on that
> coming).
>  The spec is here:
> http://files.opencompute.org/oc/public.php?service=files&t=24b68e105629caf910d9b3f2834d7e6a and
> is on the OCP networking wiki on the specs and designs page.
>  Thanks.
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> *Omar C. Baldonado*
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