Blockchain for the Enterprise in Action | Keyhole Software

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by Christina Celuzza
April 30, 2018
September 27, 2018 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Venture Cafe Thursday Gathering (Havana)
4240 Duncan Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110
Blockchain for the Enterprise in Action | Keyhole Software @ Venture Cafe Thursday Gathering (Havana) | St. Louis | Missouri | United States

People have shared information in the same ways for hundreds of years: paper was simply replaced by digital computers. In both cases, information is still copied. Blockchain technology has the potential to fundamentally disrupt this through efficiency and cost savings. This event walks through how blockchain technology works with a live demonstration of an actual blockchain with a smart contract implemented in HyperLedger Fabric.

Topics covered during this event include:
• Why Blockchain?
• How It Works
• Distributed Computing and Data Sharing Architecture
• Append-Only Data Store
• Hashing
• Basic Transaction Data Structure
• Basic Block Structures
• Merkle Tree
• Merkle Root
• Smart Contracts
• Permissioned Blockchains
• Demonstration of a Blockchain implemented in HyperLedger
• Demonstration of enterprise web applications interacting with the Blockchain

Presenter Bio:
David Pitt is a Sr. Solutions Architect and a Managing Partner of Keyhole Software. With more than 25 years of IT experience, David has spent the last 15 years leading and mentoring development teams utilizing Java and .NET technologies.
He is an author of numerous technical articles and a co-author of a popular IBM book that documents some of his architecture design patterns. Recent projects involve speaking, writing, and training developers in enterprise development best practices & Blockchain technology.

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