Structure of blockchain

In this section, we will learn about the following aspects of blockchain: its structure; its building blocks; and its core parts that make it disruptive, robust, strong, and tamperproof.

Let's have a look at the structure of the blockchain. The blockchain structure is very similar to that of linked lists or binary trees. Linked lists or binary trees are linked to each other using pointers, which point to the previous or next list elements on the nodes in the linked list. The structure of blockchain is not really different from that of binary trees, but the major difference is that blockchain is tamperproof and it is also very easy to find out if any tampering has taken place.

In the following diagram, we will look at ...

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