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Learn Bitcoin and Blockchain

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Learn
  • Understand the concept of decentralization, its impact, its relationship with blockchain technology and its pros and cons
  • Learn blockchain and bitcoin architectures and security
  • Explore bitcoin and blockchain security
  • Implement blockchain technology and its features commercially
  • Understand why consensus protocols are critical in blockchain
  • Get a grip on the future of blockchain
About

Blockchain is a distributed database that enables permanent, transparent, and secure storage of data. Blockchain technology uses cryptography to keep data secure. Learn Bitcoin and Blockchain is the perfect entry point to the world of decentralized databases.

This book will take you on a journey through the blockchain database, followed by advanced implementations of the blockchain concept. You will learn about Bitcoin basics and their technical operations. As you make your way through the book, you will gain insight into this leading technology and its implementation in the real world. You will also cover the technical foundation of blockchain and understand the fundamentals of cryptography and how they keep data secure. In the concluding chapters, you’ll get to grips with the mechanisms behind cryptocurrencies.

By the end of this book, you will have learned about decentralized digital money, advanced blockchain concepts, and Bitcoin and blockchain security.

Features
  • Learn quick, effective, and easy ways to master blockchain and bitcoin
  • Understand the impact of decentralization and discover ways to tackle it
  • Explore the future of bitcoin and blockchain and implement them in a business network
Page Count 94
Course Length 2 hours 49 minutes
ISBN 9781789536133
Date Of Publication 30 Aug 2018

Authors

Kirankalyan Kulkarni

Kirankalyan Kulkarni is a determined and highly influential author. He has more than 17 years of experience in various technologies and has more than 9 years of experience in hands-on programs, delivery, and account management. He has managed teams of around 125 professionals across global locations, including entry-level developers, project managers, and architects. He researches blockchain and its underlying architecture with Hyperledger and Ethereum variants.