Intel® SGX Tutorial Series status update: Part 9 is in progress

Published: 05/04/2017  

Last Updated: 05/04/2017

By John P Mechalas

Since it's been a while since part 8 of the Intel Software Guard Extensions Tutorial Series was released (and that, too, came after a long delay of its own), I wanted to take a few moments to let people know where we stand with Part 9. Where we stand is: it's in progress. It will be covering the long-promised topics of power transitions and data sealing.

This is going to be a longer article than you are used to seeing because the topic is complex, as is the code behind it. I could have broken the article out into two parts: one on power state transitions, and one on using data sealing to seamless recover an enclave's state, but I decided that they were best covered at the same time. Doing it in two pieces would have required me to write code that would immediately need to be replaced in the next article, and that felt like it would be a waste of your time (not to mention, a poor use of mine). So, while this does stretch the schedule out a bit, I believe the result will be worth it.

As always, thank you for following the series!


John M.

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