Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA) Course - 1 of 5: Introduction to Blockchain

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Understand the core concepts of Blockchain technology

Blockchain overview

    1. About Blockchain
    2. Key characteristics
    3. Parties involved
    4. Background

Blockchain Training Alliance (BTA) qualification scheme

    1. BTA certifications
    2. Course options
    3. Choosing the right Blockchain course
    4. About this course
    5. About this exam
    6. Exam hints

Basic principles

    1. Going back in time
    2. Mental ledgers
    3. Centralized vs. decentralized ledgers
    4. Double- vs. triple-entry ledgers
    5. Group consensus
    6. Possession vs. ownership

Fault tolerance

    1. The Byzantine army
    2. The Byzantine generals' problem
    3. Byzantine fault tolerance
    4. Solving the generals' problem

Blockchain mechanics

    1. What banks do
    2. What is a block?
    3. How are blocks chained together?
    4. What is Blockchain?
    5. Three types of transactions
    6. Smart contracts/chaincode
    7. Ethereum
    8. Hyperledger
    9. Comparing Ethereum & Hyperledger

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All courses include

  • Bite-sized lessons that can be completed on a desktop, laptop, or mobile device on your schedule in about 10-15 minutes
  • Opportunities for deep dives into reference material based on interest
  • Process flows and additional diagrams for study and review
  • Bottom-line exam hints for each lesson
  • Take practice quizzes as many times as you need until you master them
  • Go back anytime to review materials and reinforce your learning; you can’t do that in a classroom

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  • Cameo appearances by accredited trainers throughout the course
  • Time with the trainer through an online environment
  • Current event links that make the subject matter more vivid

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Blockchain Training Alliance (BTA) Accreditation: Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA)