What are the merits of the various blockchain systems?

There is no single model for blockchain systems. Unlike the Internet, blockchain has no single set of standards, meaning that the technology can be deployed in an almost infinite variety of configurations. Each project will therefore have to be analysed on its own distinct merits.

  • Private vs. public blockchains
  • “Off-chain”
  • “Sidechains”
  • Non-permissioned vs. permissioned blockchains
  • Hyperledger
  • R3
  • Zero knowledge proofs

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