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Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA)

Video Description

5+ Hours of Video Instruction

More than 5 hours of video instruction preparing viewers to take the Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA) Exam, or desire the knowledge in using Blockchain, Ethereum, and Hyperledger for application in their day-to-day work.

Welcome to the Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA) LiveLessons Course. This course is ideal for technology-focused engineers, application developers, IT administrators, or anyone wanting to obtain the Blockchain Training Alliance Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect Certifications.

In this course, we will provide an exam overview of the Blockchain Training Alliance Certification, Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA). This will include Blockchain basics such as components, terminology, and ledgers, as well as why the blockchain is revolutionizing how businesses and governments are looking at technology to create efficiencies. We will cover the top ten areas to focus on for the exam and what topics to study, as well as the exam process and what to expect before, during, and after the exam.

We will also cover why Ethereum and Hyperledger are widely used, and discuss the technical merits of the technology platform.

About the Instructor

Joe Holbrook has been in the IT field since 1993 when he was exposed to several HPUX systems on board a U.S. Navy flagship. He has migrated from UNIX world to Storage Area Networking(SAN), Enterprise Virtualization, 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.

Currently he works as a Subject Matter Expert specializing in Enterprise Cloud and Blockchain Technologies. He is the owner of myblockchainexperts.com Elearning and consulting, a Certified Bitcoin Professional (CBP), and a Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA).

He is an avid speaker and well-known course author residing in Jacksonville, Florida.

Skill Level

  • Intermediate

Learn

  • How to prepare for the Blockchain Training Alliance Certification-Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA)
  • How to use blockchain basics such as components, terminology, and ledgers
  • How to understand why the blockchain is revolutionizing how businesses and governments are looking at technology to create efficiencies
  • How to understand why Ethereum is widely used and discuss the technical merits of the technology platform
  • How to understand why Hyperledger is widely used and discuss the technical merits of the technology platform
  • The top ten areas to focus on for the exam and what topics to study
  • About the Blockchain Training Alliance Certification-Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect (CBSA) exam process and what to expect before, during, and after the exam.

Who Should Take This Course

  • Technology-focused pre-sales and post-sales engineers
  • Application developers
  • IT administrators
  • Anyone wanting to obtain the Blockchain Training Alliance Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect Certifications

Course Requirements

  • Understanding of Blockchain basics
  • Basic knowledge of Ethereum and Hyperledger

Lesson descriptions

Lesson 1
In Lesson 1, “Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect,” we will discuss the Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect certification and the value that the certification brings to the table for the candidate.

Lesson 2
Lesson 2, “Blockchain and CryptoCurrency”, discusses the basics of Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency before we discuss the more technical and specialized areas in the subsequent lessons.

Lesson 3
In Lesson 3, “Blockchain Consensus Algos,” we will discuss the basics of what a consensus algorithm is and cover the details of various consensus algos, such as Proof of Work and Proof of Stake.

Lesson 4
In this Lesson 4, ”Blockchain Use Cases,” we will discuss the different use cases of blockchains, and then discuss value creation and comparing blockchain to a database.

Lesson 5
Lesson 5, “Ethereum Blockchain Platform,” discusses the Ethereum Platform and covers its history and also provides an architecture overview.

Lesson 6
In Lesson, “Ethereum Consensus,” we will discuss the Ethereum Consensus and the Ethereum transactions on the ledger.

Lesson 7
Lesson 7, “Ethereum Value,” will discuss the Ethereum value creation on the platform with tokens and smart contracts.

Lesson 8
In Lesson 8, “Ethereum Value,” we will discuss the Ethereum platform in detail around data storage, networking, virtual machines, and using Gas.

Lesson 9
Lesson 9, “Ethereum Development Environment,” will discuss the Ethereum platform development tools commonly used in Ethereum development.

Lesson 10
Lesson 10, “Ethereum Development Environment,” will discuss the Ethereum platform development environment commonly used in Ethereum development.

Lesson 11
In Lesson 11, “Hyperledger Blockchain Platform and Project,” we will discuss the Hyperledger Project and discuss the history, basics, and portfolio overview.

Lesson 12
Lesson 12, “Hyperledger Project Structure,” will discuss the Hyperledger Project Structure and the model.

Lesson 13
In Lesson 13, “Hyperledger Value,” we will discuss the Hyperledger Project Value and how its modularity provides enterprise functionality.

Lesson 14
Lesson 14, “Hyperledger Development,” will discuss the Hyperledger Project development and integration best practices and capacity.

Lesson 15
In Lesson 15, “Course Wrapup,” we will discuss the preparation for taking the exam, and then the process for taking the exam. We will also discuss what you can expect after passing the exam. I will also discuss blockchain roles as well.

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA): Introduction 00:01:49
  2. Module 1: The Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect Exam Overview
    1. Lesson 1: Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:21
      2. 1.1 What is a Certified Blockchain Solutions Architect 00:00:56
      3. 1.2 Audience for the Certification 00:01:27
      4. 1.3 Skill Set Required for Success 00:01:09
      5. 1.4 Objectives covered in the exam 00:04:11
      6. 1.5 Certification Value 00:01:15
  3. Module 2: Understanding the Basics of Blockchain
    1. Lesson 2: Blockchain and CryptoCurrency
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:21
      2. 2.1 History of the Blockchain 00:05:41
      3. 2.2 What is a Blockchain 00:08:15
      4. 2.3 Blockchain Ledgers 00:03:25
      5. 2.4 Blockchain Components 00:04:40
      6. 2.5 Blockchain Permission (Private) or Permissionless (Public) 00:18:37
      7. 2.6 Blockchain Considerations 00:05:43
      8. 2.7 Trust or Trustless Blockchains 00:03:49
      9. 2.8 Blockchain Forks and Segwits 00:07:38
      10. 2.9 Comparing Crypto Currency vs Blockchain 00:05:08
      11. 2.10 Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 00:03:10
      12. 2.11 Cyrptocurrency Wallets 00:03:02
      13. 2.12 Value Creation 00:07:04
      14. 2.13 Ethereum Denominations 00:03:19
      15. 2.14 Demo--Etherscan 00:03:54
      16. 2.15 Demo--Etherstats 00:01:21
      17. 2.16 Blockchain Decision path 00:05:24
    2. Lesson 3: Blockchain Consensus Algos
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:21
      2. 3.1 What is a Consensus Algo 00:01:25
      3. 3.2 What is Mining 00:09:07
      4. 3.3 Proof of Work (POW) 00:02:15
      5. 3.4 Proof of Stake (POS) 00:01:03
      6. 3.5 Compare POW vs POS 00:04:33
      7. 3.6 Delegated Proof of Stake (DPOS) 00:03:47
      8. 3.7 Byzantine Fault Tolerance (BFT) 00:01:57
      9. 3.8 Other Blockchain Consensus Algos 00:03:38
      10. 3.9 Demo--Hashing 00:02:46
    3. Lesson 4: Blockchain Use Cases
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:17
      2. 4.1 Business Use Cases and Models 00:03:38
      3. 4.2 Blockchain Use Cases--G2C 00:02:15
      4. 4.3 Blockchain Use Cases--B2C 00:06:53
      5. 4.4 Common Use Cases for CryptoCurrency 00:02:41
      6. 4.5 Database vs Blockchain Architectures 00:04:04
      7. 4.6 Blockchain as a Service 00:02:10
      8. 4.7 Cost Modeling 00:03:55
  4. Module 3: Learning the Ethereum Blockchain
    1. Lesson 5: Etheruem Blockchain Platform
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:16
      2. 5.1 Ethereum Basics 00:07:25
      3. 5.2 Ethereum Archictecture 00:05:03
    2. Lesson 6: Ethereum Consensus
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:15
      2. 6.1 Blockchain Transactions 00:02:36
      3. 6.2 Ethereum Architecture Overview 00:02:22
      4. 6.3 Ethereum Ledger 00:01:38
    3. Lesson 7: Ethereum Value
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:16
      2. 7.1 Ethereum Tokens 00:02:38
      3. 7.2 Ethereum Smart Contracts 00:05:55
      4. 7.3 Smart Contract Workflow 00:03:57
    4. Lesson 8: Ethereum Platform
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:18
      2. 8.1 Ethereum Dapps 00:02:01
      3. 8.2 Ethereum Gas Estimates 00:04:23
      4. 8.3 Ethereum Virtual Machine 00:03:16
      5. 8.4 Ethereum Networks 00:06:56
      6. 8.5 Ethereum Data Storage 00:04:42
      7. 8.6 Demo--Gas Estimate 00:04:10
      8. 8.7 Demo--Gas Account Metamask 00:02:48
      9. 8.8 EVM 00:02:09
    5. Lesson 9: Ethereum Development Tools
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:16
      2. 9.1 Ethereum Development Overview 00:04:24
      3. 9.2 Ethereum Development Tool--Metamask 00:02:11
      4. 9.3 Ethereum Development Tool--MIST 00:02:03
      5. 9.4 Ethereum Development Tool--Parity 00:02:14
      6. 9.5 Ethereum Development Tool--Geth 00:01:37
      7. 9.6 Demo--Download Ethereum 00:06:50
      8. 9.7 Demo--Metamask 00:03:27
      9. 9.8 Technical Requirements 00:02:53
      10. 9.9 Guiding Principles 00:01:46
    6. Lesson 10: Ethereum Development Environment
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:17
      2. 10.1 Blockchain Testing 00:03:44
      3. 10.2 Demo--Truffle 00:01:57
      4. 10.3 Demo--Ganache 00:01:16
      5. 10.4 Remix 00:02:26
      6. 10.5 Demo--Remix 00:01:02
  5. Module 4: Learning the Hyperledger Blockchain
    1. Lesson 11: Hyperledger Blockchain Platform and Project
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:18
      2. 11.1 Hyperledger Basics Overview 00:03:33
      3. 11.2 Hyperledger Portfolio Overview 00:06:52
      4. 11.3 Hyperledger Fabric Reference Architecture 00:02:05
    2. Lesson 12: Hyperledger Project Structure
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:14
      2. 12.1 Hyperledger Infrastructure 00:01:41
      3. 12.2 Hyperledger Fabric Model 00:01:27
    3. Lesson 13: Hyperledger Value
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:16
      2. 13.1 Hyperledger Project Value 00:02:46
      3. 13.2 Hyperledger Composer 00:02:07
    4. Lesson 14: Hyperledger Development
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:16
      2. 14.1 Hyperledger Design 00:06:19
      3. 14.2 Hyperledger Fabric Design 00:02:54
      4. 14.3 Hyperlegder Playground 00:02:00
      5. 14.4 Hyperledger Terminology 00:04:50
  6. Module 5: Course Review and Wrapup
    1. Lesson 15: Course Wrapup
      1. Learning objectives 00:00:24
      2. 15.1 Let's Review Terminology 00:08:43
      3. 15.2 Taking the CBSA Exam 00:01:57
      4. 15.3 Obtaining and Maintaining Your Certification 00:00:49
      5. 15.4 Blockchain Roles 00:02:49
  7. Summary
    1. Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA): Summary 00:00:31