Public Versus Private Blockchains For Storage
Data Center Knowledge, May 8th, 2020
May 8, 2020,
Volume 266, Issue 1

Enterprises must consider data privacy and security when considering public versus private blockchains for storage

"One of the storage array features that is beginning to gain traction is integrated private blockchain. Nexsan has announced, for example, that it has added private blockchains (and RDMA over Converged Ethernet support) to version 8.3 of its Assureon solution. When comparing public versus private blockchains, does the 'private' factor make blockchain technology a good bet for your next storage appliance?

The first thing that must be understood about private blockchains is that the technology is significantly different than public blockchains. Public blockchains, which are often referred to simply as blockchain, first gained notoriety for their role in enabling cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. Blockchains store transactions in an immutable and widely distributed ledger that has thus far been immune to manipulation..."

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