Certified Blockchain Developer--Hyperledger Fabric (CBDH)

Video description

7+ Hours of Video Instruction


More than 7 hours of video instruction to prepare you to pass the Certified Blockchain Developer—Hyperledger Fabric (CBDH) exam and develop your skills in the emerging and in-demand blockchain arena.


In Certified Blockchain Developer—Hyperledger Fabric (CBDH) Complete Video Course, seasoned IT veteran and current blockchain subject matter expert, Joseph Holbrook, provides an in-depth exploration of developing blockchain solutions, which are quickly becoming the de facto, decentralized method for verifying and tracking cryptocurrency and other digital transactions.

While the primary objective of this LiveLessons video course is to provide you with all of the information you need to prepare for and pass the Blockchain Training Alliance CBDH exam, the course also delves into planning and preparing production-ready applications for the Hyperledger blockchain; learning how to work effectively with blockchain engineers and technical leaders; select appropriate Hyperledger blockchain systems for various use cases; and write, test, and deploy secure chain code.

Whether you are seeking to gain the CBDH certification or simply looking to enhance your blockchain development skills, Joseph Holbrook’s instruction through deep-dive discussion, whiteboarding analysis, and practical demos will ensure that you boost your confidence and skills in working with this burgeoning disruptor approach to digital transactions.

The Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBDH) exam is an elite way to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in this emerging space. Additionally, you will become a member of a community of Blockchain leaders.

About the Instructor

Joe Holbrook has been in the IT field since 1993 when he was exposed to several HPUX systems on board a US Navy flagship. He has migrated from UNIX world to Storage Area Networking (SAN) and Enterprise Virtualization and Cloud Architectures and now specializing in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency. He previously worked for numerous companies like HDS, 3PAR, Brocade, HP, EMC, Northrup Grumman, ViON, Ibasis.net, Chematch.com, SAIC and Siemens Nixdorf. He also has been a published course author on Linkedin Learning, Udemy.com, INE.com and Pearson Safari. He is also author of a new book due to be released in early 2019 on “Architecting Enterprise Blockchain Solutions”

Currently he is a recognized industry expert specializing in Enterprise Cloud and Blockchain Technologies. He is the owner of myblockchainexperts.com eLearning and a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP) as well a Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA).

Skill Level


Learn How To

  • Architect Hyperledger 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
  • Prepare to successfully pass the Blockchain Training Alliance Certified Blockchain Developer—Hyperledger Fabric (CBDH) exam

Who Should Take This Course

  • Blockchain-conversant professionals seeking an industry-leading blockchain certification (CBDH) as an advanced skillset or professional requirement.
  • Software developers, programmers, application architects, and any technically-focused pre-sales engineer
  • Technical leads in a Hyperledger project responsible for blockchain-focused customer solutions

Course Requirements

  • Basic understanding of the benefits of blockchain technology as well as how cryptocurrency works.
  • Basic knowledge of Ethereum or other blockchain platform.
  • Basic programming capability with a focus on Golang or NodeJS.

Table of Contents

Module 1: Introduction to Blockchain
Lesson 1: Certified Blockchain Developer Hyperledger
Lesson 2: How a Blockchain Works
Lesson 3: Blockchain Architecture Review

Module 2: Hyperledger Fabric Overview
Lesson 4: Hyperledger Project Overview
Lesson 5: Hyperledger Framework Comparisons
Lesson 6: Hyperledger Fabric
Lesson 7: Hyperledger Fundamentals and Components
Lesson 8: Hyperledger Transactions

Module 3: Working with Hyperledger Fabric
Lesson 9: Deploying Hyperledger Fabric on a BaaS
Lesson 10: Installing Hyperledger Fabric
Lesson 11: Hyperledger Fabric Explorer
Lesson 12: Hyperledger Composer

Module 4: Hyperledger Advanced Topics
Lesson 13: Hyperledger Development
Lesson 14: Bootstrapping

Module 5: Certified Blockchain Developer—Hyperledger Fabric (CBDH) Exam
Lesson 15: Course Wrap-up

Lesson descriptions

Lesson 1, “Certified Blockchain Developer Hyperledger,” covers the Certified Blockchain Developer—Hyperledger Fabric certification and the value that the certification brings to the table for the candidate. This lesson introduces the objectives required to understand to successfully pass the CBDH exam.

Lesson 2, “How a Blockchain Works,” provides an overview of blockchain components, components, encryption and privacy. The lesson covers basic blockchain terminology to ensure you start the course with the required blockchain knowledge.

Lesson 3, “Blockchain Architecture Review,” discusses the blockchain basics of permissioned and permissionless blockchains; public or private blockchains; and smart contracts. A review of trust is also in order to establish how blockchain can enable a trustless feature.

Lesson 4, “Hyperledger Project Overview,” examines the Hyperledger Project and the history, basics, and portfolio that you need to know. This lesson also covers the potential value that Hyperledger can bring to organizations with blockchain frameworks.

Lesson 5, “Hyperledger Framework Comparisons,” explores the Hyperledger Framework then compares and contrasts the blockchains in the framework. The lesson also goes over use cases for Hyperledger as well as some specific Hyperledger Fabric Terminology.

Lesson 6, “Hyperledger Fabric,” delves into the features of Hyperledger Fabric and the basics of Consensus, Transactions and Design Best Practices. This lesson also covers the basics of a consortium network.

Lesson 7, “Hyperledger Fundamentals and Components,” covers the Hyperledger Fabric Fundamentals and Components specifically around Nodes, Peers, Ordering, Ledgers and Membership Services.

Lesson 8, “Hyperledger Transactions,” reviews the Hyperledger Fabric transactions specifically around endorsing, ordering, and validating the transactions. The lesson covers Kafka and other supported ordering services.

Lesson 9, “Deploying Hyperledger Fabric on a BaaS,” examines the Hyperledger Fabric deploying process and how to download the blockchain. In addition, the lesson covers Blockchain as a Service options.

Lesson 10, “Installing Hyperledger Fabric,” explores the Hyperledger Fabric installation process and how to download the blockchain. You will also learn about the resources that need to be utilized and the prerequisites.

Lesson 11, “Hyperledger Fabric Explorer,” covers the Hyperledger Fabric Explorer, how to install the Explorer, and how to view transactions.

Lesson 12, “Hyperledger Composer,” examines the Hyperledger Fabric Composer and Composer Playground. You will learn how to use the development platform and validate your chaincode.

Lesson 13, “Hyperledger Development,” surveys Hyperledger Fabric development, specifically best practices, chaincode, and APIs.

Lesson 14, “Bootstrapping,” examines the Hyperledger Fabric bootstrapping and networking service discovery.

Lesson 15, “Course Wrap-up,” reviews the modules in the this course and provides preparation strategies for taking the exam and information on the process for taking the exam. You will also learn what you can expect after passing the exam as well as the function of the different professional roles in a blockchain environment.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Certified Blockchain Developer--Hyperledger Fabric: Introduction
  2. Module 1: Introduction to Blockchain
    1. Module introduction
  3. Lesson 1: Certified Blockchain Developer Hyperledger
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 1.1 What Is a CBDH
    3. 1.2 Audience for the Certification
    4. 1.3 Skillsets Required for Success
    5. 1.4 Objectives of the Exam
    6. 1.5 Certification Value
  4. Lesson 2: How a Blockchain Works
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 2.1 Blockchain Basics
    3. 2.2 Blockchain Key Components
    4. 2.3 Blockchain Comparison
    5. 2.4 Blockchain Consensus Algorithms
    6. 2.5 Encryption Basics
    7. 2.6 Crypto Hashing
    8. 2.7 Crypto Hashing Demo
    9. 2.8 History of Blockchain and Hyperledger
  5. Lesson 3: Blockchain Architecture Review
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 3.1 Blockchain Architecture Overview
    3. 3.2 Blockchain Trust or Trustless
    4. 3.3 Blockchain Permissioned or Permissionless
    5. 3.4 Blockchain Smart Contracts
    6. 3.5 Tokenization
    7. 3.6 IAM
    8. 3.7 Blockchain Terminology Review
  6. Module 2: Hyperledger Fabric Overview
    1. Module introduction
  7. Lesson 4: Hyperledger Project Overview
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 4.1 What is the Hyperledger Project
    3. 4.2 Hyperledger Infrastructure
    4. 4.3 Hyperledger Project Frameworks
    5. 4.4 Hyperledger Tools
    6. 4.5 Hyperledger Project Overview
    7. 4.6 Use Case Discussion
    8. 4.7 Hyperledger Terminology
  8. Lesson 5: Hyperledger Framework Comparisons
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 5.1 Hyperledger Framework Blockchain Comparison
    3. 5.2 Hyperledger Fabric Use Cases
    4. 5.3 Use Case Whiteboard
  9. Lesson 6: Hyperledger Fabric
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 6.1 Hyperledger Fabric Features
    3. 6.2 Hyperledger Fabric Modular Design
    4. 6.3 Hyperledger Fabric Consensus
    5. 6.4 Hyperledger Fabric Transactions
    6. 6.5 Hyperledger Fabric Consortium Network
    7. 6.6 Hyperledger Fabric Design
    8. 6.7 Hyperledger Fabric Services
    9. 6.8 Hyperledger Fabric Ledger
    10. 6.9 Hyperledger Fabric Versions
  10. Lesson 7: Hyperledger Fundamentals and Components
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 7.1 Membership Services
    3. 7.2 Ordering Services (Kafka, SBFT SOLO)
    4. 7.3 Ordering Services (Kafka, SBFT SOLO) Whiteboard
    5. 7.4 Node Types and Roles
    6. 7.5 Channels
    7. 7.6 Channels Whiteboard
    8. 7.7 Ledgers and Database Options
    9. 7.8 Ledgers and Database Options WhiteBoard
    10. 7.9 Certificates and Certificate Authority
    11. 7.10 Chaincode Services
    12. 7.11 Organizations
    13. 7.12 Endorsement Policies
    14. 7.13 Endorsement Policies Whiteboard
    15. 7.14 APIs
  11. Lesson 8: Hyperledger Transactions
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 8.1 Transaction Workflow High Level
    3. 8.2 Transaction Workflow Deep Dive Whiteboard
    4. 8.3 Participants and Identities
    5. 8.4 Gossip Protocol
    6. 8.5 Transactions Per Second (TPS)
  12. Module 3: Working with Hyperledger Fabric
    1. Module introduction
  13. Lesson 9: Deploying Hyperledger Fabric on a BaaS
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 9.1 Deploying Hyperledger Fabric Considerations
    3. 9.2 Blockchain as a Service
    4. 9.3 Deploying Hyperledger Fabric on IBM Cloud
    5. 9.4 Blockchain as a Service -Azure
    6. 9.5 Blockchain as a Service - AWS
  14. Lesson 10: Installing Hyperledger Fabric
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 10.1 Installation Considerations
    3. 10.2 AWS Template Hyperledger
    4. 10.3 Docker
    5. 10.4 Installing Components
  15. Lesson 11: Hyperledger Fabric Explorer
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 11.1 Hyperledger Fabric Explorer Basics
    3. 11.2 Installation Requirements of Hyperledger Explorer
  16. Lesson 12: Hyperledger Composer
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 12.1 Hyperledger Composer
    3. 12.2 Hyperledger Composer Demo
    4. 12.3 Hyperledger Composer Playground
    5. 12.4 Hyperledger Composer Playground Demo
  17. Module 4: Hyperledger Advanced Topics
    1. Module introduction
  18. Lesson 13: Hyperledger Development
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 13.1 What Is Chaincode
    3. 13.2 Chaincode Considerations
    4. 13.3 Writing Chaincode
    5. 13.4 Development Languages
    6. 13.5 Client App Considerations
    7. 13.6 REST Services
  19. Lesson 14: Bootstrapping
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 14.1 REST Server Arhitechture
    3. 14.2 Service Discovery
    4. 14.3 BNA files
  20. Module 5: Certified Blockchain Developer - Hyperledger Fabric (CBDH) Exam
    1. Module introduction
  21. Lesson 15: Course Wrap-up
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 15.1 Recap of Course
    3. 15.2 Taking the Exam
    4. 15.3 Obtaining Your Certification
  22. Summary
    1. Certified Blockchain Developer--Hyperledger Fabric: Summary

Product information

  • Title: Certified Blockchain Developer--Hyperledger Fabric (CBDH)
  • Author(s): Joseph Holbrook
  • Release date: January 2019
  • Publisher(s): Pearson
  • ISBN: 0135435455