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Stratum 20.12 Released

Jan 6, 2021
Brian O'Connor
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ONF is pleased to announce the release of Stratum: 2020-12-18 (or 20.12 for short).

This release contains many enhancements to Stratum’s support for Intel® Tofino, including support for TNA and multi-pipe programs as well as initial support for the newer BfRt API (which offers advanced features and higher performance). We’ve also modularized the platform interface, which will serve as a foundation for supporting different platform APIs (beyond ONLP) in future releases.

Stratum offers support for 8 different networking targets (ASICs, FPGAs, and CPUs) on over 20 different platforms (switches and servers). Please see the Stratum README for the latest set of supported devices.

Additionally, with the Stratum 20.12 release, the following hardware targets have been recertified by ONF’s Continuous Certification Program:

  • Edgecore AS7712-32X
  • Edgecore Wedge100BF-32X
  • Inventec D5254

Details on the features included in this release as well as pre-built images (Debian packages and Docker containers) are available in the Stratum 2020-12-18 release notes.

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Brian O'Connor
Brian works on open source SDN platforms at the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). He is currently serving as the technical lead for the Stratum project and is a member of the ONOS project’s technical steering team. Brian received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science from Stanford University, where his academic focus spanned theory, systems, and computer networking. Out of the office, Brian enjoys staying active on his bike, on the slopes, and in the pool.