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Deploying Hyperledger Fabric with AWS Blockchain Templates

by Janani Ravi

Enterprise-grade blockchains which offer known peers, better security, and predictable transaction commits are now the norm. Hyperledger Fabric is a viable alternative which overcomes many of the drawbacks that have bedeviled the Ethereum framework.

What you'll learn

This course demonstrates how to build, deploy and use Hyperledger Fabric networks on the AWS cloud. In this course, Deploying Hyperledger Fabric with AWS Blockchain Templates, you'll learn how to use Cloud Formation templates on AWS with Docker containers to quickly build Hyperledger Fabric networks to run chain code. First, you'll discover the Hyperledger umbrella of frameworks and tools and develop an understanding of the Hyperledger Fabric network which is comprised of peers with known identities. You'll see how Fabric's transaction lifecycle and consensus algorithm separates endorsing peers from committing peers and how this structure overcomes many of the drawbacks of Ethereum. Next, you'll learn the basic structure of a Fabric blockchain network on AWS and see how we can use AWS blockchain templates to quickly bring up a Fabric network on the AWS cloud. You'll connect to and work on this network from your local machine. Finally, you'll write chain code in the Golang programming language for a vehicle registry and see how we can invoke transactions on our blockchain using the command line interface. By the end of this course, you'll have a good understanding of how you can use AWS to build your own enterprise-grade blockchain networks and write chain code to update your Fabric blockchain.

About the author

Janani has a Masters degree from Stanford and worked for 7+ years at Google. She was one of the original engineers on Google Docs and holds 4 patents for its real-time collaborative editing framework. After spending years working in tech in the Bay Area, New York, and Singapore at companies such as Microsoft, Google, and Flipkart, Janani finally decided to combine her love for technology with her passion for teaching. She is now the co-founder of Loonycorn, a content studio focused on providin... more

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