Graphene (Graphene Library OS) is a project designed to run applications on Linux, whereas the platform it uses is Intel SGX. A feature of Intel CPUs is that they offer a secure Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) on an unsafe host platform and, since it runs within the SGX libraries, the relevant applications can use this system.
This version 1.0 is the first stable version of the project and was released to give developers the opportunity to experiment and create applications.
Here are some of the features of Graphene 1.0:
- Improved stability;
- Enhanced interface security for SGX;
- Improved documentation and sample app integrations;
- Statically linked binaries support (SGX-only now);
- Remote attestation;
- Support for Ubuntu 18.04 and newer glibc versions (2.19, 2.23, and 2.27);
- New applications including Memcached, Redis, and Tensorflow.
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