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Blockchain Platforms, University at Buffalo

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258 ratings
35 reviews

About this Course

This fourth course of the Blockchain specialization provides learners with an understanding of the broader blockchain ecosystem. Learners are introduced to other blockchain platforms, details of two decentralized application use cases, and challenges such as privacy and scalability. They are prepared to discuss permissioned blockchain architectures of Hyperledger and Microsoft Azure's blockchain as a service model and analyze the Augur and Grid+ decentralized application platforms. Course material includes emerging alternative decentralization models such as IPFS and Hashgraph, challenges in broader blockchain adoption, and continuous improvement solutions....

Top reviews

By PR

Feb 19, 2019

indeed a great experience doing the course, as well as the specialization!! Definitely would love to venture into Blockchain as a career option!!

By ST

Dec 27, 2018

It is very practical, and loved the Augur, Grid+, and Escrow which is not usually mentioned in any other blockchain courses

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35 Reviews

By Putcha Lakshmi Narasimha Rahul

Feb 19, 2019

indeed a great experience doing the course, as well as the specialization!! Definitely would love to venture into Blockchain as a career option!!

By Eduardo Li Penteado Martins

Feb 14, 2019

IPFS is amazing

By Rakesh Raushan

Feb 09, 2019

Very good for the basics of the Blockchain

By YC

Jan 25, 2019

very well structured

By Dharmender Singh

Jan 18, 2019

Great Course! Better then most of the study courses available in market

By Ying Chu Chen

Jan 15, 2019

To understand blockchain platform and clarify the misunderstand.

By Predrag Popovic

Jan 06, 2019

Never liked the approach where professor forces you to learn one specific app. And tests are poorly designed. Assembling questions for specific version of application is poor choice. Students are left with choice to pick newer version for passing tests and tests are not aligned with new versions.

By Thang Phuoc Nguyen

Dec 28, 2018

Nice knowledge overview

By Sintyadi Thong

Dec 27, 2018

It is very practical, and loved the Augur, Grid+, and Escrow which is not usually mentioned in any other blockchain courses

By Ahmed Tealeb

Dec 26, 2018

Amazing Specialization - Thanks a million Prof. Bina Ramamurthy :)