Prepared by Eugene (Yevgeniy) Yarmosh
The project health is good. The team made a significant progress, particularly, finalizing functionality related to SGX DCAP attestation and scalable key management isolation from the workload execution. T-Systems engineers demonstrated an integration of SGX based Scone runtime with Avalon.
Divya Taori became a new project maintainer. T-Systems and Kaleido developers are planning to become project maintainers in Q2 2021.
LF Analytics for Q4
There are no issues for the TSC currently.
Last release was done in July 2020. No new releases have been done during 2021 Q1.
The team has made a significant progress finalizing key functionality that addresses new SGX capabilities and key usages and is on-track to have a new release within following two quarters.
The project development was focused on the following areas
Avalon team participated in the following activities:
Number of Avalon presentations at the industry forums has been relatively low during last two quarters and this is clearly an area that requires a lot of attention.
The team is working towards release 0.7 that includes
The team needs to identify more suitable industry events for a broader project enabling.
We welcome Swati Kasera from Wipro as a new project maintainer. Kaleido is planning to become a project maintainer and bring their cloud-native manageability expertise for blockchain and confidential computing services. T-Systems is also considering joining Avalon project as a maintainer with focus on Scone integration.
Contributor diversity is gradually improving. We see an interest from Kaleido and contributions from T-Systems.
None at this time.