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Phoenix, Arizona
March 3-6
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Tuesday, March 3 • 4:15pm - 4:55pm
Understanding the Hyperledger Indy Distributed Ledger - Alexander Shcherbakov, Evernym

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Hyperledger Indy has its own implementation of Distributed Ledger (indy-node) not dependent on any other blockchain platform. It also has its own implementation of a PBFT-like consensus protocol (indy-plenum).
Indy-node is a Ledger purpose-build for Identity. However, it can be used as a general-purpose blockchain for use cases besides Identity.
One of indy-node deployments (Sovrin Ledger) is successfully functioning in production for more than 2 years.
The presentation focuses on the Architecture and specific of Indy Ledger. In includes Plenum consensus protocol (RBFT), corresponding crypto (in particular, BLS multi-signature), organization of transactions and storages (ledgers and states), usage of merkle trees and Patricia merkle tries, auditability, workflow of read and write requests, catch-up procedure.
Support of custom plugins and custom transactions on top of indy-plenum or indy-node will also be described.

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Alexander Shcherbakov

Lead Software Engineer, Evernym
Alexander is a Lead Software Engineer in DSR Corporation (subcontractor of Evernym). He is a maintainer of Hyperledger Indy and Plenum (Indy Blockchain part) projects, and an active member of Indy and Aries communities. Alexander is an architect and team lead of the core team working... Read More →



Tuesday March 3, 2020 4:15pm - 4:55pm MST
103 A
  Technical Track