Confidential computing using Always Encrypted with secure enclaves now in public preview
Published date: 21 January, 2021
Always Encrypted with secure enclaves expands confidential computing capabilities of Always Encrypted by enabling in-place encryption and rich confidential queries, including pattern matching, range comparisons, and sorting. It leverages the Intel SGX technology available in the new DC-series hardware configuration. Intel SGX enables computations on sensitive plaintext data inside a server-side hardware-based secure enclave that protects data confidentiality from rogue admins and malware.
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