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We're looking at industry blockchain event coverage for our engineering resources. What events do you attend, which you would like members of our team to be present in order to touch base in person? Without trying to influence your answer, we have histori

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Blockchain is a transformational technology with the potential to extend digital transformation beyond a company’s four walls and into the processes it shares with suppliers, customers and partners. A growing number of enterprises are investing in blockch

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Can a blockchain data structure be implemented without the need of a currency?

 

My idea is to store cryptographic public keys in a distributed and incorruptible data structure. The need is to get the cryptographic public key associated with an identifier a

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I recommend checking out https://www.uport.me/

It has been a little over a year since we announced Project Bletchley, and since that time we have been working directly with our partners and customers to understand how the cloud can help developers build a new generation of modern applications with blo

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Hi,

 

I want to do a POC for basic blockchain concept but facing some issues. Can anyone help me with a basic steps guide or a how to guide on this?

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What are you trying to accomplish and what issues are you hitting?

Hi,

First want to say hi to everyone, i am new to the community.

I try the template and install ethereum blockchain with one transaction node and two miner nodes. so far so good, i can use metamask to send around but i have few questions, please help

1. From

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Hi Thuyet,

 

1) Currently we do not have a web dashboard that shows transaction analytics. We have a work item to add an EthStats dashboard to consortium deployments, which

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I am not an HLF (or Azure) expert but I used the very nice wizard to set up an HLF V1 blockchain network.  When I went in to the CA (Membership Services) VM, all looked good.  What I found, however, is that it appears none of the peers (or the ordering se

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Just an update, it is my understanding that Microsoft knows that this is an issue and is actively working on it.  If someone in the MS side could let me know how to get u

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Hi, I am looking for a way to integrate the IOT with Blockchain. I need to record the device data (IOT device) into the blockchain. I am successfully able to send data from the device to the IOT Hub.How can I record this data in a block chain created usin

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Great question. We are working on a blockchain PoC framework, which will make this type of scenario much easier. Reference the following article:

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-introduces-a-new-blockchain-proof-of-concept-framework-for-developers/

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Just wondering if there are any links to active commercial services running over MS BaaS.

 

Chasing some use-cases!

 

Thanks

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Are you looking for production blockchain solutions/services? Many customers are still in the experimenting, PoC, or piloting phase. There are several we announced public... Read More

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I building business case for Blockchain services for my Subsidiary. Therefore I'd like to know what is potential revenue for Microsoft coming from BC services on Azure. 

  • What are reference projects, deal size, Azure pricing, service engagement, S
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Next week, Microsoft is headed to Consensus 2017 in New York City to meet with blockchain developers and share new additions to our Microsoft Azure Blockchain portfolio. We’re thrilled to sponsor and participate in a forum that brings together businesses,

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Hi,

 

Is it possible to donwload/watch the sessions delivered by Microsoft at Consensus 2017?

 

Thanks, 

Microsoft is laser-focused on enabling and accelerating enterprise adoption of blockchain technologies. Our blockchain offerings are well known for providing the ability to rapidly and consistently deploy blockchain infrastructure.

 

However, as our custo

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We are excited to announce our collaboration with Waves and their support of the blockchain efforts on Microsoft Azure. The Waves Platform is a decentralized platform for crowdfunding and creation of digital tokens. The platform functions primarily to all

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Hi all,

 

Do you know if there's any experience of using Blockchain&Azure for IP (Intellectual Property) initiatives, such as Digital Art, etc...

 

Thanks!

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. I'm very interested in understanding about some experiences using Azure in the IP arena, (usually named "digital art"), with initiatives similar to ASCRIBE, COINTEMPORA... Read More
Yes, there are several scenarios we've seen where customers want to use blockchain to track digital rights to content, such as music. Do you have any specific questions?

Syscoin and its parent company, Blockchain Foundry, have recently launched three blockchain products which are now LIVE on Azure.

 

Developers can now deploy:

A full Syscoin node through Azure.
Stand up and configure customized exchange rates for use in Sy

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I have recently started analysing Blockchain as a service and found it's very interesting. But, I am not able to interconnect these information's.

1) What is difference between Ethereum Consortium Blockchain template and STRATO Blockchain Individual Instan

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Great questions. Here are the answers:

1) What is difference between Ethereum Consortium Blockchain template and STRATO Blockchain Individual Instance template? What are

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We are excited to announce expansion of our blockchain support on Azure to be the first public cloud that enables multi-member consortium blockchain networks addressing enterprise scenarios that require a deployment of a private network across Azure regio

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Exciting news! Thanks for sharing!

Is there an Azure web app for my blockchain, when using Azure blockchain as a service?

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Not currently but there are 3rd party wallets that will work and in the guide we explain how to interact with the Ethereum network via Metamask (https://metamask.io/) in ... Read More

Hi - do we have any examples or SME's of blockchain in Healthcare? looking for a distributed model with the HC devices as end-points

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We have some good use cases in development around allowing the Healthcare consumer to control how their medical records are shared across different health care providers ... Read More

We are very excited to kick of this hour of live Q&A with the Blockchain product team! 

 

Please submit your questions as a new thread in the Blockchain Group so we can easily identify and answer them. You can identify official Microsoft responders by the

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I'm Claudio from Vivido. I am in Florence (Italy).

Hello Lana,

After reading many posts related to Blockchain, I have one query regarding Blockchain.

Will this Blockchain be applicable to online payement transactions and PO

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Thanks for all the great questions today!
Another quick question, what are the proposed ways to replace "Proof-of-Work" since lots of people argue that wasted lots of energy and eventually leaving the miners to a privileged few.
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There are quite a few different consensus algorithms being discussed. Some are much more geared towards public vs. private consortium networks. If you look at Quorum or E... Read More
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The Blockchain Foundation is committed to providing access to specific information on Blockchain technologies with the overall objective of training, educating and managing de

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Thanks for sharing Juan. Let us know if there is anything we can help with from our side. 

Hi Guys,

 

I am Karthik. Azure Architect from Cloud Technology Partners. We are interested in latest developments on Private blockchains and Consortium based block chains. I am aware Azure already have R3's Corda. Is there any user stories, references or wh

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Hi Adam, Blockchain has a lot of applications outside of the financial industry. The financial industry right now is the most ripe for distruption which is why you are he... Read More
Take a look at Quorum found here https://www.jpmorgan.com/country/US/en/Quorum. It is based on Ethereum and can handle private transactions within a Consortium Read More
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When looking at most enterprise scenarios, over 90% of the time a private or consortium blockchain network will be needed. There is very much a lot of interest on our sid

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We are working with lots of organizations to help them form consortia. There are great assets in Azure too to support this. With Azure to create secured connections betwe

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What kind of algorithmic/technological developments would have to be made to make the concept of the blockchain as it stands today to become unusable? Are there any safeguards for a situation like this?

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Can you elaborate Jakub?  Certainly blockchain isn't in wide enterprise use in production yet for a variety of technical and business reasons.  Which are top of mind for

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While some application can leverage the benefit of distributed trust that a Blockchain solution inherently offers, they might need certain information visible only to certain participants of the contract. Does the Azure Blockchain team have on their roadm

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This is a great question.

 

On the public networks, in the absence of fancy crypto like zero-knowledge proofs or homomorphic encryption (both of which incur time and spac

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Confidentiality is definitely a requirement for most consortium scenarios, and is something that we on the BaaS team spend a lot of time thinking about. Quorum is already

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