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9. Creating Private Chains

Contrary to what public-chain enthusiasts argue, private chains do have merit as learning tools, and may ultimately have uses for large corporations, nation-states, or nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). However, it should be said that blockchains are not inherently better for all databases and networks

Chris Dannen

(1)Brooklyn, New York, USA

In the last few chapters, we’ve focused on deploying smart contracts, dapps, and tokens. In this chapter, we’ll engage in a brief discussion of blockchains as databases to more thoroughly understand how the chains themselves are deployed.

Private and Permissioned Chains

A private chain ...

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