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

Product information

  • Title: Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA)
  • Author(s): Joseph Holbrook
  • Release date: October 2018
  • Publisher(s): Pearson IT Certification
  • ISBN: 013541184X