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Distributed Transactions on Blockchain

In my previous article about Event Sourcing and CQRS in Blockchain Transactions (blogchain.space/entries/blockchain/event-sourcing-and-cqrs-in-blockchain-transactions) we have learned that a shared data model is not the only use case that can introduce tight coupling between smart contracts. Another…

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Blockchain on MSDN Magazine

The year 2018 has seen a lot of attention on blockchain technologies. As a Microsoft RD (Regional Director) and MVP (Most Valuable Professional), I have covered many times how Microsoft is playing a leader role in adoption of blockchain technology in the enterprise space: http://blogchain.space/entr…

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Digital Innovation in the Blockchain Age

Contracts, transactions, and the records of them are among the defining structures in our economic, legal, and political systems. They protect assets and set organizational boundaries. They establish and verify identities and chronicle events. They govern interactions among nations, organizations, c…

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Ethereum Proof-of-Authority on Azure

Unveiled on August 7th, Microsoft announced the availability of Ethereum in Azure, running a Proof-of-Authority consensus algorithm. This new service purportedly enables consumers and enterprises to build and deploy decentralized apps (dApps) in private and consortium networks. Instead of utilizing …

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Azure Blockchain Workbench v1.2 Released

On July 13th, Microsoft has made available the next version of Azure Blockchain Workbench, version 1.2.
 
Below are the details of the release notes.
 
We’re excited to see a ton of engagement and positive feedback on Azure Blockchain Workbench since our initial public preview releas…

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Accelerating the Adoption of Enterprise Blockchain

Over the past year, I have had the pleasure of working with several customers on their business initiatives related to blockchain technology. During this time, I have been helping them to envision business scenarios, choose the right blockchain protocols and distributed ledgers and, most importantly…

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Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference France Q&A

I’ll be speaking at the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference in Paris, France, on 18th July 2018.
 
My contribution is on Blockchain for Enterprise, and I’ll address the following key points of adoption of blockchain in the enterprise space:
  • Current state o…

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Microsoft investing heavily in blockchain

Stefano Tempesta, Microsoft Regional Director in Switzerland, spoke to IGTV’s Victoria Scholar at the Global Blockchain Innovation Summit in London about how Microsoft is investing in blockchain.

 

The rapid growth of cryptocurrencies and the hysteria around bitcoin has drawn attention to t…

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Azure Blockchain Workbench now in Public Preview

Big announcement in the blockchain space at the recent Microsoft Build 2018 conference, where the Azure team released Azure Blockchain Workbench in public preview.
 
What is Azure Blockchain Workbench?
Workbench is the fastest way to get started with blockchain on Azure and orchestrates se…

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Microsoft’s Leadership in Enterprise Blockchain

Microsoft is positioning itself as a leader in enterprise blockchain adoption. Beyond Bitcoin, blockchain technology has many practical uses for business, and Microsoft is advancing the concept of blockchain technology as a cloud service in Azure (BaaS, or Blockchain as a Service). Recently, Microso…

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Azure Blockchain new services for Ethereum

Improved multi-member Blockchain networks now available on Azure
Microsoft have been working on improving their offering of Blockchain services on Azure, specifically for the Ethereum multi-node digital ledger service. As more and more customers build production Blockchain scenarios, network reli…

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Blockchain Cybersecurity

Blockchain technology presents many promising opportunities to accelerate digital transformation and reshape how organizations around the world, including governments, address operational challenges. Policymakers are in the early stages of understanding blockchain and its potential use cases in regu…

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The Blockchain Dream. End of the Hype?

Blockchain is one of the most overhyped technologies ever. Blockchain-based ledgers are less efficient than existing databases. When someone says they are running something “on a blockchain” what they usually mean is that they are running one instance of a software application that is replicated acr…

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Distributed Digital Identity

In a new post today, Microsoft announced their embrace of public blockchains for use in decentralized identity systems. Initially, Microsoft will support blockchain-based decentralized IDs (DIDs) through the Microsoft Authenticator app. Today, the Microsoft Authenticator app is already used by milli…

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