I am proud to say that I have been working with the Hyperledger Fabric project nearly since it’s inception almost two years ago. While frustrating at times in the beginning (as is the case with most open-source, popular, and pre-alpha software), I have grown to enjoy working with the Fabric. It has improved my skills in a variety of areas such as golang, docker, encryption, pkcs11, continuous integration, and many more. Since the Fabric recently went 1.0, this blog post will focus on how to bootstrap the fabric without the aid of cryptogen tool.
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It’s been the year of the no-sql distributed databases for me. Technically, it started a few years back when I discovered the ELK stack, but this year I found myself evaluating many more of these distributed databases for an exciting project at my workplace. A few months back I started playing with Apache Cassandra and was really impressed with it’s capabilities. However, I since switched my focus to evaluate a new kid on the block (or should I say block chain?) called bigchaindb which may be more suited to the requirements of our project.
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