Why Hyperledger

To meet the demands of modern markets, IBM and other companies are collaborating to develop an open source, industry focused implementation of blockchain technology for business use called Hyperledger Fabric, one of the Hyperledger projects hosted by The Linux Foundation. Hyperledger Fabric is intended as a foundation for developing applications or solutions with a modular architecture and allows components, such as consensus and membership services, to be plug-and-play.

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Why Hyperledger

To meet the demands of modern markets, IBM and other companies are collaborating to develop an open source, industry focused implementation of blockchain technology for business use called Hyperledger Fabric, one of the Hyperledger projects hosted by The Linux Foundation. Hyperledger Fabric is intended as a foundation for developing applications or solutions with a modular architecture and allows components, such as consensus and membership services, to be plug-and-play.

Hyperledger Fabric

Hyperledger Fabric

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Hyperledger Fabric

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Hyperledger Fabric is a blockchain framework implementation and one of the Hyperledger projects hosted by The Linux Foundation. Intended as a foundation for developing applications or solutions with a modular architecture, Hyperledger Fabric allows components, such as consensus and membership services, to be plug-and-play.

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Hyperledger Fabric establishes trust, transparency, and accountability

Hyperledger Fabric allows components such as consensus and membership services to be plug-and-play. WhileBesides leveraging open source best practices, Hyperledger Fabric enables confidentiality and scalability in business environments.

Permissioned network

Provides collectively defined membership and access rights within your business network

Confidential transactions

Gives businesses the flexibility and security to make transactions visible to select parties with the correct encryption keys

No cryptocurrency

Does not require mining and expensive computations to assure transactions

Programmable

Leverage the embedded logic in smart contracts to automate business processes across your network

  • Permissioned network

    Provides collectively defined membership and access rights within your business network

  • Confidential transactions

    Gives businesses the flexibility and security to make transactions visible to select parties with the correct encryption keys

  • No cryptocurrency

    Does not require mining and expensive computations to assure transactions

  • Programmable

    Leverage the embedded logic in smart contracts to automate business processes across your network

Blockchain support

Blockchain support

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IBM provides premium Blockchain support

– for clients working on Hyperledger projects

The Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Fabric is the leading blockchain technology choice for building business networks. We have made it easy for you to quickly spin up a business network on IBM cloud within minutes. However if you would like to build an application in your own environment, try IBM-signed and tested images from Docker hub and build your business network with our premium support. We offer flexible support plans and can be there 24X7 if you need us.

As a significant contributor to the Hyperledger community, IBM has the deep knowledge, experience and scale to help get your blockchain solution up and running. If you are looking to build a solution with blockchain technology and need a partner that can take you from design to production, please contact an expert on our engagement team.

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The developerWorks course is an easy way to learn how to create and deploy smart contracts, rather than writing complex chaincode. You will gain a better understanding of:

You will gain a better understanding of how blockchain can be used for business and how this technology adds value. More specifically:

  • Blockchain and distributed ledger systems
  • Key use cases of blockchain for business
  • How asset transfers can occur in a blockchain network

Thomas Wedel

Thomas Wedel

Business Development, United Kingdom

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