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China Summary Translation: 'Understanding Blockchain Platform Architectures and Implementation Styles'

Published: 11 September 2017

ID: G00337935

Analyst(s): David Furlonger , Ben Lee


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



Understanding Blockchain Platform Architectures and Implementation Styles

  • Key Findings
  • Recommendations


  • 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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