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Blockchain & Hyperledger Fabric: An Overview of Blockchain Technology

Blockchain & Hyperledger Fabric: An Overview of Blockchain Technology


Overview/Description
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description

Examine the fundamental concepts of blockchains and the features of the technology that make it ideally suited as a means for enterprises to record their transactions in a secure and scalable manner.



Expected Duration (hours)
1.4

Lesson Objectives

Blockchain & Hyperledger Fabric: An Overview of Blockchain Technology

  • discover the subject areas that will be covered in this course
  • describe what a blockchain is and how information is stored on it
  • compare centralized and distributed ledgers and identify the benefits and drawbacks of each approach
  • recognize the requirements of entities in a supply chain, in terms of a system to record transactions
  • identify the characteristics of a blockchain that make them ideally suited to serve as a distributed ledger
  • describe the technique of cryptographic hashing and how it applies to blockchains
  • recognize how the integrity of the blockchain is ensured by cryptographic hashing
  • recall how storing data as a chain of blocks is an efficient and secure way of recording data
  • identify the purpose of smart contracts
  • list the characteristics of smart contracts and how they compare with traditional contracts
  • contrast ledger types, list cryptographic hash function properties, and compare contract types
  • Course Number:
    it_bcibhfdj_01_enus

    Expertise Level
    Beginner