Blockchain has the potential to eliminate huge amounts of record-keeping, save money and disrupt IT in unprecedented ways. Learn more about this technology and how it links to cloud computing.
The potential of blockchain and the cloud
This article is not here to teach you about blockchain, but to offer a glimpse into the potential of blockchain in/and/on the cloud. A blockchain is a distributed, write-once-read-only (“WORO”) database that leverages tokens. Blockchain is sometimes designated as a potential future protocol, as TCP/IP once was. More often than not can we read comparisons […]
Blockchain Technology – Disrupt everything
Blockchain Technology – Disrupt everything I hate the word “disrupt.” It drives the implication that an entire industry is capable of being interrupted or completely tossed on its head. Instead I substitute that word — I prefer to think of it as an evolution. Netflix didn’t disrupt watching movies and tv, they evolved that experience […]
Blockchain – Revolution, or just another database?
Things continue apace at Cloudy Towers, and as a result I’m somewhat slower at blog writing this year. Today’s topic was inspired a little by my colleague Mike Mandeville, who presented on all things blockchain at our annual kick off event in Lisbon earlier this month. Sadly I missed his presentation, but the buzz surrounding […]