Kubernetes Docker What is the difference

From a distance, Docker and Kubernetes can appear to be similar technologies; they both help you run applications within linux containers. If you look a little closer, you’ll find that the technologies operate at different layers of the stack, and can even be used together. Understanding both Docker and Kubernetes is essential if you want to…

How to build a blockchain network using Hyperledger Fabric and Composer

Hyperledger Fabric is an open source framework for making private (permissioned) blockchain business networks, where identities and roles of members are known to other members. The network built on fabric serves as the back-end, with a client-side application front-end. SDK’s are available for Nodejs and Java to build client applications, with Python and Golang support …

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Best Practices for Running a Permissioned Blockchain Network in a Regulated Production Environment

In a permissioned distributed ledger, it’s important to have a clear, simple process of ensuring that counterparties can only connect to the ledger if they have the required permissions. In public blockchain environments, there are no requirements for connecting to the network. In traditional centralised enterprise environments, permissions are controlled in a centralised fashion and …

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Introduction to Blockchain technology | Set 1

Blockchain is the backbone Technology of Digital CryptoCurrency BitCoin. The blockchain is a distributed database of records of all transactions or digital event that have been executed and shared among participating parties. Each transaction verified by the majority of participants of the system. It contains every single record of each transaction. BitCoin is the most …

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Introducing Software Certification for Kubernetes

Introducing Software Certification for KubernetesEditor’s Note: Today’s post is by William Denniss, Product Manager, Google Cloud on the new Certified Kubernetes Conformance Program.Over the last three years, Kubernetes® has seen wide-scale adoption by a vibrant and diverse community of providers. In fact, there are now more than 60 known Kubernetes platforms and distributions. From the…

List of Docker Commands with Examples: Cheat Sheet

Docker is a software that offers a set of platform-as-a-service products for developing and deploying applications by packaging software in containers. Containers are lightweight, portable, virtual environments that developers can share without risking inconsistencies in development. Due to these incredibly useful features, many organizations have switched from using virtual machines to Docker containers. Like any …

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An overview of Ethereum Swarm: A decentralised filestore

Swarm is one of the latest projects to be built on Ethereum and is perhaps the central piece of the entire decentralised ecosystem. According to its website, Swarm is a censorship-resistant, permissionless, decentralised storage and communication infrastructure. The main purpose of Swarm is to be a decentralised store for dApp code, user data, blockchain data, …

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Developer Tutorial | Hyperledger Composer

This tutorial will walk you through building a Hyperledger Composer blockchain solution from scratch. In the space of a few hours you will be able to go from an idea for a disruptive blockchain innovation, to executing transactions against a real Hyperledger Fabric blockchain network and generating/running a sample Angular 2 application that interacts with …

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How To Install Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana (ELK Stack) on Ubuntu 14.04

In this tutorial, we will go over the installation of the Elasticsearch ELK Stack on Ubuntu 14.04—that is, Elasticsearch 2.2.x, Logstash 2.2.x, and Kibana 4.5.x. We will also show you how to configure it to gather and visualize the syslogs of your systems in a centralized location, using Filebeat 1.1.x. Logstash is an open source …

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A Complete Beginner’s Guide To Blockchain

You may have heard the term ‘blockchain’ and dismissed it as a fad, a buzzword, or even technical jargon. But I believe blockchain is a technological advance that will have wide-reaching implications that will not just transform the financial services but many other businesses and industries. A blockchain is a distributed database, meaning that the …

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