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Blockchain Solution Architecture

Course Overview 

This course is designed for non-technical business professionals who require basic knowledge about Blockchain and how it will be executed within an organization. The affiliated exam is NOT appropriate for technology professionals seeking to gain deeper understanding of Blockchain technology implementation or programming.  

Practice exams and quizzes

Acquired Skills

  • Architecture of blockchain solutions
  • Work effectively with blockchain engineers and technical leaders
  • Choose appropriate blockchain systems for various use cases
  • Work effectively with both public and permissioned blockchain systems
Online Labs

Course Outline

Session 1: What is Blockchain? 

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

 Session 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

 Session 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 

Session 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 

 Session 5: What Does a Blockchain Application Look Like? 

  • Blockchain Application Architecture 
  • Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
  • User Interaction Layer
  • Middle/Interface Layer
  • Smart Contracts/Chaincode

Session 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 Question

Session 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 

Session 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

Session 9: Use Cases for Blockchain

  • Real world implementations of Blockchain



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