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.
5 Things I Learned at the Alibaba Cloud UK Launch
Cloudreach Cloud Systems Developer, Matt Hadley, tells us what he learned from Alibaba Cloud’s UK launch event. Last week I was fortunate enough to attend the launch event of Alibaba Cloud in the UK. The cloud-computing arm of the Alibaba Group has continued to increase its global footprint, with the UK now one of the […]
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 […]