RFR 8069072: GHASH performance improvement

Florian Weimer fweimer at redhat.com
Mon Feb 9 19:15:30 UTC 2015


Micro-benchmarks show a ten-fold performance increase, which is very
noticeable with TLS connections using the AES-GCM cipher suites, as
discussed here:


<http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/security-dev/2014-August/011009.html>

and here:


<http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/security-dev/2014-November/011458.html>

The latest webrev is here.  Compared to the original submission,
copyright lines were updated, and the bug number was added:

  <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~fweimer/8069072/webrev.03/>

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Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security


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