Introduction

In an age of rapid technological innovation, Blockchain (or Distributed Ledger Technology) is considered by many to be the most disruptive technology in decades, with the potential to transform entire industries. Not only is blockchain disrupting the banking and financial services sectors, it is also set to impact a wide range of other sectors in the years ahead, including energy management, legal, insurance, government,supply chain management, retail and consumer packaged goods, internet advertising, loyalty programs, real estate, healthcare, online music, and pharma to name just a few.

In this chapter we'll explore the following topics : 

  • What is Blockchain
  • How does a blockchain work?
  • Do I need a blockchain
  • Sample Use Cases: ...

Get Hands-On Blockchain Development on Azure now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.