O'Reilly logo

Role of Blockchain Technology in IoT Applications by Peng Zhang, Ganesh Chandra Deka, Shiho Kim

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter Seven

Consensus mechanisms and information security technologies

Peng Zhanga; Douglas C. Schmidtb; Jules Whiteb; Abhishek Dubeyb    a Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, United Statesb Institute for Software Integrated Systems, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, United States

Abstract

Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) helps maintain and distribute predefined types of information and data in a decentralized manner. It removes the reliance on a third-party intermediary, while securing information exchange and creating shared truth via transaction records that are hard to tamper with. The successful operation of DLT stems largely from two computer science technologies: consensus mechanisms ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required