Category: Decentralisation

Getting Started

1. Decentralisation

Decentralisation and decentralised networks can be compared to the ocean – it offers endless possibility and freedom of choice. Decentralisation puts the power in the hands of many; distributing the power among all the members of the community (or network).

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EVM

EVM

VMs can run on many different types of OS’s and hardware, making them the perfect engine for a decentralized ecosystem.

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Getting Started

1. Decentralisation

Decentralisation and decentralised networks can be compared to the ocean – it offers endless possibility and freedom of choice. Decentralisation puts the power in the hands of many; distributing the power among all the members of the community (or network).

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Getting Started

3. Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

A distributed ledger is simply a database that exists across several locations (scattered) and among multiple participants (called nodes) across a large network of computers at the same time.

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4.1 Blockchain as a type of DLT (Part 1 of 2)

Blockchain is part of a suite of DLTs that can be programmed to record and track anything of value. Blockchain is essentially a shared database filled with entries that must be confirmed (verified) and encrypted. Blockchain is built around cryptography, and cryptography enables the sharing of information in the presence of adversaries.

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4.2 Blockchain as a type of DLT (Part 2 of 2)

If we have consensus as a sailing crew, then we all agree on the route we will take, so consensus is agreement and mutual approval. The blockchain establishes an agreement between all the participants in the network to determine who in the network is allowed to append a block to the chain.

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5. Public vs Private Blockchains

Blockchain structures generally fall into three categories [3]; public, private and consortium (hybrid) blockchain architectures. Before we get into the specifics of each category, there are two things to know.

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