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Blockchain for Enterprise

By : Narayan Prusty
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Blockchain for Enterprise

By: Narayan Prusty

Overview of this book

The increasing growth in blockchain use is enormous, and it is changing the way business is done. Many leading organizations are already exploring the potential of blockchain. With this book, you will learn to build end-to-end enterprise-level decentralized applications and scale them across your organization to meet your company's needs. This book will help you understand what DApps are and how the blockchain ecosystem works, via real-world examples. This extensive end-to-end book covers every blockchain aspect for business and for developers. You will master process flows and incorporate them into your own enterprise. You will learn how to use J.P. Morgan’s Quorum to build blockchain-based applications. You will also learn how to write applications that can help communicate enterprise blockchain solutions. You will learn how to write smart contracts that run without censorship and third-party interference. Once you've grasped what a blockchain is and have learned about Quorum, you will jump into building real-world practical blockchain applications for sectors such as payment and money transfer, healthcare, cloud computing, supply chain management, and much more.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)
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Chapter 6. Building Quorum as a Service Platform

As the deployment of containerized applications using Kubernetes (K8s) is growing, it's the right time to learn how we can containerize Quorum for deploying to K8s. In this chapter, we will be building a Platform as a Service (PaaS) to make it easy to create Quorum networks. We will start with the fundamentals of cloud computing, Docker, and K8s, and end up with a Quorum as a Service (QaaS) platform. What we will build in this chapter is a minimalist Blockchain as a Service (BaaS), compared to the ones provided by various cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, and BlockCluster.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

What is cloud computing?

  • Difference between public, private, and hybrid clouds
  • Difference between IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS
  • What is Docker and the containerization of applications?
  • Introduction to microservices architecture
  • Understanding fundamentals of K8s and its advantages
  • Installing minikube on your local machine
  • Deploying a simple...