Streamline is a pipelined I/O subsystem for both kernel and application processing on Linux, with 40+ filters for pattern matching, stream reassembly, compression, etc. It exports the pipes, sockets, and pcap interfaces and uses shared memory to reduce I/O copy and context switch cost. Logical uses are rapid application development of intrusion detection systems and similar complex network processing tasks.
Nexus is a new operating system for trustworthy computing. It can take advantage of Trusted Platform Modules (TPMs) to issue trustworthy certificates of program properties. It provides user-level device drivers, isolated protection domains, interprocess communication, and partial POSIX support. It runs on x86 hardware.