To The Edge And Beyond: What Does A Programmable Fabric Look Like?
Dell EMC News, May 12th, 2020
May 12, 2020,
Volume 266, Issue 2

In this blog we'll look at what a programmable fabric actually looks like

"The programmable fabric can be broken down into two main layers, the control plane and the data plane.

Control Plane Layer

The control plane layer is responsible for configuring and managing the data plane and is normally more centrally located, i.e., one per PoP or region.

The control plane is normally divided into three separate domains - Fabric, Telemetry & Configuration and Management - to allow them to scale independently. However, they could be implemented in one software controller, for example in a small-scale implementation..."

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