Blockchain Solution Architecture 2 Training Course

Overview

Course

This Blockchain Architecture training is for technical leaders who need to make decisions about architecture, environment, and development platforms.

Objectives

  • What is Blockchain 
  • How does Blockchain work 
  • Types of Blockchains 
  • How is Blockchain different from what we have today 
  • What are use cases for Blockchain
  • What does a Blockchain app look like 
  • How do I design a Blockchain app 
  • How do I develop a Blockchain app 
  • How do I test a Blockchain app

Content

Module 1: What is Blockchain
  • Blockchain Basic Principles
  • Centralized and Decentralized Ledgers
  • Mechanics of Blockchain
  • What is a Block?
  • How are Blocks Chained Together?

Module 2: How Does Blockchain Work
  • Benefits and Drawbacks of Blockchain
  • Cryptography
  • Public Key Cryptography
  • Cryptographic Hashing
  • Blockchain Consensus
  • Proof of Work Consensus
  • Proof of Stake Consensus
  • Other Consensus Mechanisms Explained
  • Lifecycle of a Public Blockchain Transaction

Module 3: Types of Blockchains
  • Public vs Private Blockchains
  • Open vs Closed Blockchains
  • Open Source Blockchain Projects
  • Blockchain Smart Contracts
  • Tokens and Coins
  • Using Gas in Ethereum
  • “Blockless” Solution Platforms

Module 4: How is Blockchain Different than what we have Today
  • Types of Networks
  • Centralized Networks
  • Distributed Networks
  • Decentralized Networks
  • Software vs Firmware
  • Blockchain vs Database

Module 5: What does a Blockchain Application Look Like
  • Blockchain Application Architecture 
  • Integrated Development Environment (IDE) 
  • User Interaction Layer 
  • Middle/Interface Layer 
  • Smart Contracts/Chaincode

Module 6: How do I design a BlockChain Application?
  • Guiding Design Principles 
  • Personas (User Types) 
  • User Stories (Application Interaction) 
  • Application Functional Requirements 
  • Application Technical Requirements 
  • Design Tasks 
  • Fundamental Design Questions

Module 7: How do I develop a Blockchain Application?

  • Fundamental Design Concepts 
  • Calling External Contracts 
  • Error Handling 
  • Pull vs Push Payments On-Chain Data 
  • Local Testing Recommendations 
  • Not Using Agile Development Process 
  • Technology Design Decisions 
  • Monolithic vs Modular 
  • Complexity Models

Module 8: How do I test a Blockchain Application?

  • Blockchain Testing Approaches 
  • Unit Testing 
  • Developer Level Testing 
  • Configuration & Environment Testing 
  • Load/Performance Testing 
  • Volume/Stress Testing 
  • Regression Testing 
  • Application Bug Classifications 
  • User Load Testing 
  • Key Blockchain Architecture Testing Questions

Module 9: Use Cases for BlockChain
  • Real world implementations of Blockchain

Audience

This course is designed for technical business executives who are tasked with making business decisions about leveraging Blockchain technology in their businesses.

Prerequisites

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Certification

Schedule

Course ID:
BLOCKCHAIN-SA-2


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