Re: [tpmdd-devel] [RFC] tpm2-space: add handling for global session exhaustion

From: James Bottomley
Date: Thu Feb 09 2017 - 14:24:22 EST

On Thu, 2017-02-09 at 03:06 -0600, Dr. Greg Wettstein wrote:
> Referring back to Ken's comments about having 20+ clients waiting to
> get access to the hardware. Even with the focus in TPM2 on having it
> be more of a cryptographic accelerator are we convinced that the
> hardware is ever going to be fast enough for a model of having it
> directly service large numbers of transactions in something like a
> 'cloud' model?

It's already in use as such today:

We're also planning something like this in the IBM Cloud.