Confidential computing directly addresses the question of trust between cloud providers and their customers, with guarantees of data security for guest machines enforced by the underlying hardware of the cloud. According to the Confidential Computing Consortium, confidential computing is the protection of data in use by performing computation in a hardware-based, attested Trusted Execution Environment.
The close technical collaboration between Canonical and Google Cloud ensures that Ubuntu is optimised for Google Cloud operations at scale. Confidential Computing requires multiple pieces to align and we are delighted to offer full Ubuntu support for this crucial capability with Google Cloud. Organizations gain peace of mind that large classes of attacks on cloud guests are mitigated by Confidential Computing.
Intel® Trust Domain Extensions (Intel® TDX)
As an active contributor in confidential computing domain, Intel introduced Intel® Trust Domain Extensions (TDX) to its…