Tag: Decentralized

Blockchains Decentralized and Verifiable Data Systems (Synthesis Lectures on Data Management)


Free Download Blockchains: Decentralized and Verifiable Data Systems (Synthesis Lectures on Data Management) by Pingcheng Ruan, Tien Tuan Anh Dinh, Dumitrel Loghin
English | December 5, 2022 | ISBN: 303113978X | 133 pages | MOBI | 7.30 Mb
This book takes readers through the sensational history of blockchains and their potential to revolutionize database systems of the future. In order to demystify blockchains, the book capitalizes on decades of research and field testing of existing database and distributed systems and applies these familiar concepts to the novel blockchain system. It then utilizes this framework to explore the essential block platform underpinning blockchains, which is often misunderstood as a specific attribute of cryptocurrencies rather than the core of the decentralized system independent of application. The book explores the nature of these decentralized systems, which have no single owner and build robustness through a multitude of stakeholder contributions. In this way, blockchains can build trust into existing systems and thus present attractive solutions for various domains across both academia and industry. Despite this, high-impact and real-world applications of blockchain have yet to be realized outside of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. The book establishes how this new data system, if properly applied, can disrupt the sector in much the same way databases did so many years ago. The book explores the fundamental technical limitations that may be preventing blockchain from realizing this potential and how to overcome or mitigate them. Readers who are completely new to blockchains will find this book to be a comprehensive survey of the state of the art in blockchain technology. Readers with some experience of blockchains, for example through developing cryptocurrencies, will likely find the book’s database perspective enlightening. Finally, researchers already working with blockchain will learn to identify existing gaps in the design space and explore potential solutions for creating the next generation of blockchain systems.

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Bitcoin and Decentralized Technology Fundamentals


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Released 10/2023
MP4 | Video: h264, 1280×720 | Audio: AAC, 44.1 KHz, 2 Ch
Level: Beginner | Genre: eLearning | Language: English + vtt | Duration: 4h 9m | Size: 524 MB
Discover the transformative power of decentralized systems. This course will teach you the skills needed to navigate the world of Bitcoin and blockchain and explore the endless possibilities of decentralized technology.

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Decentralized Finance (DeFi) How Decentralized Applications (dApps) Disrupt Banking


Free Download Decentralized Finance (DeFi): How Decentralized Applications (dApps) Disrupt Banking by Cordelia Friesendorf , Alena Bl├╝tener
English | PDF EPUB (True) | 2023 | 116 Pages | ISBN : 3031374878 | 12.7 MB
This book explores how decentralized finance (DeFi) can disrupt traditional centralized finance including the business areas of insurance companies, banks, money markets, and bonds. DeFi is not a company or a single product, rather it is a collection of products or services. As part of the Ethereum ecosystem, DeFi services are provided as Decentralized Applications (dApps), which require smart contracts to lock in assets for processing transactions. Changing consumer expectations, the availability of affordable technologies, and entrepreneurial drive create space for DeFi. Geopolitical crises and trust deterioration exacerbate the need. This book explains the concept of DeFi, the technological opportunities, the current reality and status quo of business transactions, and demonstrates the potential for future use and the eventual transformation of the financial industry. It further provides a comprehensive analysis of the real-world applications of DeFi, the Decentralized Ledger Technology (DLT), and digital assets, as well as their potential risks to consumers and financial institutions to bankers, managers, investors, and policymakers.

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Understanding Decentralized Finance How DeFi Is Changing the Future of Money


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English | April 25, 2023 | ISBN: 1398609374 | 232 pages | MOBI | 1.40 Mb
Understanding Decentralized Finance demystifies DeFi, locating the integration points between decentralized and centralized finance to help finance professionals unlock valuable opportunities.

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Blockchain with Hyperledger Fabric Build decentralized applications using Hyperledger Fabric 2, 2nd Edition


Free Download Anthony O’Dowd, Petr Novotny, "Blockchain with Hyperledger Fabric: Build decentralized applications using Hyperledger Fabric 2, 2nd Edition"
English | 2020 | pages: 757 | ISBN: 1839218754 | PDF | 23,6 mb
Learn to develop blockchain-based distributed ledgers and deploy a Hyperledger Fabric network with concrete exercises and examples

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