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Hyperledger is an open source blockchain project that was launched by the Linux Foundation in 2015, and has received contributions from several notable entities, including IBM and Intel with the intention of improving cross-industry cooperation with the help of blockchain technology. 

The Hyperledger project does not make use of a token. Rather, the project is chiefly for companies to use within their enterprise ecosystem networks. Such networks are usually permissioned and intended largely to help better share data between the members of the network. 

The most well known of the blockchains developed by the Hyperledger initiative is the Hyperledger Fabric, a permissioned blockchain network that IBM was heavily involved in. The network supports both Go and JavaScript languages. There are a total of 28 organizations working on the Hyperledger Fabric.

The initiative has also seen the release of several frameworks and tools, such as Hyperledger Sawtooth, Hyperledger Grid, Hyperledger Caliper and Hyperledger Composer. These tools focus on offering different features. Examples of these features include smart contract enhancement, interoperability, benchmark tools, supply chain solutions and much more.

Hyperledger counts several prominent entities as its members, entities from the crypto industry, traditional markets, technology companies, financial services firms, academic institutions and many more from different verticals. Some examples of members are ConSensys, IBM, Intel, SWIFT, Wells Fargo, UCLA Blockchain Lab, Accenture and Wipro.

As is made quite clear by the technical architecture and documentation, the Hyperledger project is primarily intended for businesses and business use cases. Target verticals, though many, include the supply chain, finance, healthcare, the Internet of Things and manufacturing.


Russia's Biggest Consumer Bank to Launch Blockchain Built Using Hyperledger Fabric

7 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhi K

Russia’s largest consumer bank, Sberbank, will launch a blockchain built using Hyperledger Fabric, with the possibility of a stablecoin launch also being discussed, according to Russian media outlet Vedomosti. Nodes will be hosted on Sberbank’s clou...

Unibright and Fraunhofer IPK collaborate on baselining additive manufacturing

24 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Dan

Unibright release blogposts about important milestones and developments. This week their blogpost about " Unibright and Fraunhofer IPK collaborate on baselining additive manufacturing" can be found at this link.  Taken from the blogpost;   As par...

Fortune Business Insights: blockchain market to reach $21 billion in 5 years

13 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Kluma

The research company told what helps the development of decentralized technologies, and which startups will be forced out of the market By 2025, the blockchain technology market will reach $21 billion, according to a report by the analytical company...

Major Polish Insurance Company Link4 To Integrate Blockchain Solutions

5 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhi K

Poland’s Link4, the nation’s leading direct insurance provider, recently announced a partnership with Krajowa Izba Rozliczeniowa (KIR), Poland’s national clearing house, and Coinfirm, a blockchain analytics and Anti-money Laundering (AML) company. Th...

An Introduction to Hyperledger Fabric for Ethereum Developers

22 Apr 2020 10 minute read 0 comments alexroan

How to write your first Hyperledger Chaincode smart contract Prerequisites: Understanding of Blockchain, Ethereum Smart Contracts, and Go or NodeJS In my opinion, Ethereum is the perfect entry point to begin learning about Blockchain Development and...

Blockchain Transparency For Health Tests with your EHR kept private = Public Health Truth

3 Apr 2020 9 minute read 2 comments thunderboltkid

Oh the SPIN... COVID-19, that it is... Is this version of coronavirus this spring really so deadly, the way Main Stream Media  & National and State/Provincial Governments say it is? Hmm. What do these "New" test kits actually test for anyway? Test Ki...

5 News You Might Have Missed This Week (2 - 5 March)

5 Mar 2020 5 minute read 10 comments Brawnd0

So we have begun March somewhat optimistically. While the prices may not be as high as people like, it does feel like we may have a big bull run around the corner. Support levels seem to be holding and a lot of (mostly) good news seems to be pouring...

Rate Payer Bonanza from Wind Power Profits?: A Crypto Managed 'New Green Deal' Says "YES"

24 Jan 2020 14 minute read 4 comments thunderboltkid

First this is NOT the Green New Deal "GND" a la US Dems, It's the Crypto Managed NEW GREEN DEAL "NGD" Meaning: OUT with the old green deal business frameworks favouring a few people, including the vendors and wind farm owners, people renting their pr...

Blockchain to the Rescue of Rate Payers: Transparent Power Generation Project Bidding & Operation

20 Dec 2019 17 minute read 0 comments thunderboltkid

"Dirty" Wind and Solar lose a Power Generation award to "Clean" Natural Gas Powered Generation? How can that be? Well it can be, even more so,  if the bidding process is transparent, provided the evaluation process is consistent and both disposal and...

Bridge HyperLedger's Permissioned Private DL to IOTA's Permissionless Public DL

28 Nov 2019 4 minute read 0 comments thunderboltkid

IOTA announced today the release of their github opensource  bridge support for Hyperledger under their IOTA Linux Foundation Effort. The #IOTA developed bridge with #Hyperledger written in both Go and JavaScript "JS" languages,  is now available to...