The reference architecture

Hyperledger has published a white paper which is available at

This document presents a reference architecture that can serve as a guideline to build permissioned distributed ledgers. The reference architecture consists of various components that form a business blockchain. These high-level components are shown in the reference architecture diagram shown here:

Reference architecture - source: Hyperledger whitepaper

Starting from the left we see that we have five top-level components which provide various services. ...

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