Gartner Research

Understanding Blockchain Platform Architectures and Implementation Styles

Published: 02 March 2017

ID: G00323596

Analyst(s): David Furlonger , Ray Valdes, Martin Reynolds

Summary

The market perceives two types of blockchain architectures: permissioned and permissionless, but the situation is much more complicated. CIOs must understand the relevant components and styles to make appropriate choices when developing blockchain use cases.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Components of a Blockchain Platform Architecture
    • Recommendations on Choosing a Platform Implementation
  • Solution Architectures
  • Ecosystem Architectures
  • Different Blockchain Architecture Implementation Styles Are in Various Stages of Development
  • How to Plan a Blockchain Implementation
  • Recommendations for a Blockchain Implementation

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