Blockchain Scalability and its Foundations in Distributed Systems

Blockchain Scalability and its Foundations in Distributed Systems

Issued by Coursera
Authorized: by The University of Sydney
Blockchain promises to disrupt industries once it will be efficient at large scale. In this course, you will learn how to make blockchain scale. You will learn about the foundational problem of distributed computing, consensus, that is key to create blocks securely. By illustrating the limitations of mainstream blockchains, this course will indicate how to improve the technology in terms of security and efficiency.

Skills Covered

History of CryptocurrenciesBlockchain AbstractionsRisks of Double SpendingUnderstand the interest of the industry in blockchain developmentRisk quantum computing poses to cryptography