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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)
Title Page
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Introduction to cloud computing

In simple terms, cloud computing is the on-demand delivery of computing services (servers, storage, databases, networking, software, and more) over the internet. 

Cloud computing provides an easier way to access servers, storage, databases, and a broad set of application services over the internet. Cloud services platforms, such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, own and maintain the network-connected hardware required for these application services, while you provision and use what you need by way of a web application.

Here are the advantages of cloud computing:

  • Cost: Cloud computing saves a lot of cost as you don't have to buy hardware and software. It also saves you the cost of setting up and running on-site data centers. Even if you set up your own data centers, you need IT experts who can manage them, and 24/7 electricity and cooling, which creates additional costs. Compared to this, cloud computing is very cheap. In cloud computing, you can only...