Tofino supports a rich set of visibility and telemetry features enabling users to achieve per-packet visibility thereby quickly debugging and fixing problems in the network. Programmed using P4 to export metadata gives options to the network administrator to unlock visibility in a manner suitable to their network. programmable pipelines and memories allow for packet lookup table scale while performing stateful operations in the forwarding plane delivering performance and freeing up the control plane CPU to perform other tasks. Tofino also performs middle-box functions in addition to regular switching and routing functions.
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