Research Note: NVIDIA H100 Confidential Computing

This week, NVIDIA made its confidential computing capabilities for its flagship NVIDIA Hopper H100 GPU, previewed in August 2023, generally available. This makes NVIDIA’s H100 the first GPU with these capabilities, which are critical for protecting data as it is being processed.

This Research Note looks at confidential computing and how it works on the NVIDIA H100 GPU.

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