Architecting Blockchain Solutions

Quickly gain a deep understanding of blockchain technology to drive revenue in your organization.

Architecting Blockchain Solutions

Course Description

Architecting Blockchain Solutions LiveLessons from Pearson covers Blockchain basics, ledgers, and several use-case scenarios in detail. Learn the main technologies for supporting Blockchain use cases and how these technologies work with other technologies. Joe Holbrook discusses use cases that cover financial, insurance, science, technology, and other industries that enable you to gain a full grasp of Blockchain capabilities. This course starts out by covering Blockchain fundamentals, including how a Blockchain compares to traditional infrastructure and how Ethereum is used as a Blockchain platform. It then discusses the important factors of Blockchain architectures for which every organization should have a concise understanding, including Blockchain nodes, Blockchain networking, and layers. Holbrook demonstrates options for ru... Read More »

Architecting Blockchain Solutions LiveLessons from Pearson covers Blockchain basics, ledgers, and several use-case scenarios in detail. Learn the main technologies for supporting Blockchain use cases and how these technologies work with other technologies. Joe Holbrook discusses use cases that cover financial, insurance, science, technology, and other industries that enable you to gain a full grasp of Blockchain capabilities.

This course starts out by covering Blockchain fundamentals, including how a Blockchain compares to traditional infrastructure and how Ethereum is used as a Blockchain platform. It then discusses the important factors of Blockchain architectures for which every organization should have a concise understanding, including Blockchain nodes, Blockchain networking, and layers. Holbrook demonstrates options for running Blockchain on the various public cloud providers, including AWS, GCP, Azure, and IBM, and details numerous Blockchain business models and best practices for software lifecycles. He covers significant Blockchain development and planning as well as several Blockchain development challenges. The course finishes with a discussion of providing Blockchain solutions based on customer requirements.

Topics cover:

  • Lesson 1: Blockchain Basics
  • Lesson 2: Understanding Ethereum
  • Lesson 3: Blockchain Platform Architectures
  • Lesson 4: Blockchain Business Models
  • Lesson 5: Defining Business Models (B2B)
  • Lesson 6: Defining Business Models (B2C)
  • Lesson 7: Defining Business Models (G2C)
  • Lesson 8: Blockchain Costing
  • Lesson 9: Blockchain Solution Development
  • Lesson 10: Blockchain Design Best Practices
  • Lesson 11: SDLC
  • Lesson 12: Building the Blockchain
  • Lesson 13: Blockchain Pre-Sales Cycle
  • Lesson 14: Blockchain Demand

What you will learn:

  • Understand blockchain solutions for enterprise use cases
  • Discuss and sell enterprise blockchain technology technically (technical pre-sales)
  • Determine appropriate enterprise blockchain solutions for technical merits
  • Define testing and implementation strategies for enterprise blockchain solutions
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Course Details:

Target Audience

  • Anyone with a basic knowledge of blockchain who wants more in-depth knowledge of enterprise blockchain architectures. The ideal student would be an IT vendor/VAR/cloud pre-sales engineer, sales executive, or technical account manager responsible for enterprise customer solutions.
  • Engineers.
  • Technical Support Managers.
  • Developers.
  • Salespeople.
  • Architects.

Prerequisites

  • Experience with service architectures such as SOA.
  • Pre-sales experience would be helpful but not required.
  • Understanding of blockchain and cryptocurrency basics.
  • A basic understanding of the benefits of blockchains.
  • A basic knowledge of Ethereum, Bitcoin, or Litecoin is not needed but is helpful.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Completion

Format of Certification

Digital and Print

Professional Association/Affiliation

This certificate is issued by Pearson LearnIT

Method of Obtaining Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Course Outline

  • Architecting Blockchain Solutions: Introduction
  • Learning objectives
  • 1.1 Legacy Systems Architecture vs Blockchain Architectures
  • 1.2 Blockchain Overview
  • 1.3 Blockchain Components
  • 1.4 Enterprise Blockchains
  • 1.5 Open Source Blockchains
  • 1.6 Blockchain Mining
  • 1.7 Bitcoin vs Blockchain
  • 1.8 Key Terminology
  • Learning objectives
  • 2.1 Ethereum Blockchain Platform
  • 2.2 Ethereum Blockchain Networks
  • 2.3 Ethereum IPFS
  • 2.4 Ethereum Ledger Basics
  • 2.5 Ethereum Architecture
  • 2.6 Ethereum Wallets
  • 2.7 Ethereum Virtual Machine
  • 2.8 Ethereum Development
  • 2.9 Ethereum Browser
  • 2.10 Ethereum Smart Contracts
  • 2.11 Ethereum Apps
  • 2.12 Ethereum Tokens
  • 2.13 Ethereum Gas
  • Learning objectives
  • 3.1 Blockchain Architecture Overview
  • 3.2 Blockchain Enterprise Architecture
  • 3.3 Blockchain Architecture Domains
  • 3.4 Blockchain Networks
  • 3.5 Forks and Segwits
  • 3.6 Blockchain as a Service (Cloud)
  • 3.7 R3 Corda
  • 3.8 R3 Corda--Part 2
  • Learning objectives
  • 4.1 Understanding the business models
  • 4.2 Creating Value with Blockchain
  • Learning objectives
  • 5.1 Defining B2B Business Model
  • 5.2 Deriving Business Value in Contract Processing
  • 5.3 Ripple
  • Learning objectives
  • 6.1 Defining B2C Business Model
  • 6.2 Defining B2C Business Challenges and Solutions
  • Learning objectives
  • 7.1 Defining G2C Business Model
  • 7.2 Challenges and opportunities with the G2C Business Model
  • 7.3 Government of Dubai
  • Learning objectives
  • 8.1 Blockchain Cost Model
  • 8.2 Cost Considerations
  • Learning objective
  • 9.1 Project Planning Best Practices
  • 9.2 Development Team Best Practices
  • 9.3 Development Frameworks
  • Learning objectives
  • 10.1 Design Decisions
  • 10.2 Development Skills
  • Learning objectives
  • 11.1 SDLC and the Blockchain
  • 11.2 Defining Development Models
  • Learning objectives
  • 12.1 Steps to Building Your Blockchain
  • 12.2 Blockchain Development Tools
  • Learning objectives
  • 13.1 Customer Requirements
  • 13.2 Understanding Use-Cases
  • 13.3 Request for Proposals
  • 13.4 RFP for Fin Tech
  • 13.5 Proof of Concepts (POC)
  • 13.6 ROI and TCO
  • Learning objective
  • 14.1 Demand in the Blockchain
  • 14.2 Blockchain Roles
  • Architecting Blockchain Solutions: Summary

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