MultiChain 2.0 and Consensus 2019

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The next major version of MultiChain enters production Today we’re thrilled to announce the production release of MultiChain 2.0, after 18 months of development and 3 months in beta testing. Version 2.0 of MultiChain is now available to download for Linux and Windows, and can also be compiled for Linux, Windows or Mac OS X…. Read more »

MultiChain 2.0 beta released

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Empowering a broad new range of blockchain applications Today we’re delighted to release the first beta version of MultiChain 2.0, the next generation of the MultiChain blockchain platform, after 16 months in development. MultiChain 2.0 (download) includes three major new areas of functionality to help developers rapidly build powerful blockchain applications: Smart Filters. These allow… Read more »

Smart contract showdown: Hyperledger Fabric vs MultiChain vs Ethereum vs Corda

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There’s more than one way to put code on a blockchain In most discussions about blockchains, it doesn’t take long for the notion of “smart contracts” to come up. In the popular imagination, smart contracts automate the execution of interparty interactions, without requiring a trusted intermediary. By expressing legal relationships in code rather than words,… Read more »

Scaling blockchains with off-chain data

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When a hash is worth a million words By now it’s clear that many blockchain use cases have nothing to do with financial transactions. Instead, the chain’s purpose is to enable the decentralized aggregation, ordering, timestamping and archiving of any type of information, including structured data, correspondence or documentation. The blockchain’s core value is enabling… Read more »

Second MultiChain 2.0 preview release

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Per-asset permissions, capacity upgrading and inline metadata Today we’re pleased to unveil the second preview release of MultiChain 2.0. This makes substantial progress on the MultiChain 2.0 roadmap, and includes an important extra feature relating to asset permissions.

Three (non-pointless) permissioned blockchains in production

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Solving real problems in infrastructure, finance and e-commerce It’s exactly two years since we published “Avoiding the pointless blockchain project“, a checklist of questions to ask when assessing permissioned blockchain use cases. The post obviously struck a nerve and continues to attract thousands of monthly readers on our site and others. People are still hungry… Read more »

First MultiChain 2.0 preview release

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Taking MultiChain streams to a whole new level Today we’re delighted to share the first preview release of MultiChain 2.0, which implements one major part of the MultiChain 2.0 roadmap published earlier this year – a richer data model for streams.

MultiChain 1.0 released with 14 new partners

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One cycle ends, the next one begins Today we’re delighted to announce the release of MultiChain 1.0 into production and the addition of 14 new members to the MultiChain Partner Program. These include two multinational consulting companies: Cognizant and Indra Sistemas, as well as twelve other companies: Aicumen, Bambusoft, Chainfrog, CrimsonLogic, Encrypgen, Hypatia Technologies, Maroon… Read more »

MultiChain 1.0 beta 2 and 2.0 roadmap

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Where we are today and where we’re going tomorrow Today we’re delighted to release the second beta of MultiChain 1.0 for Linux, Windows and Mac (for now the Mac version requires compilation). This concludes the planned development of MultiChain 1.0 – with the exception of any bug fixes, the final release of MultiChain 1.0 over… Read more »

MultiChain enters beta with 15 new partners

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A product development and partnership milestone Today we’re delighted to announce the first beta release of MultiChain 1.0 for Linux and Windows, after more than two years of intensive development. As we’ve said before, our definition is very specific: "beta" means that there are no known bugs or major shortcomings. So the purpose of the… Read more »