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Sofia Terzi
Blockchain Hyperledger

Sofia Terzi

Blockchain Architecture Analyst - Trainer

Sofia Terzi is a research associate at CERTH-ITI. She holds a BSc in Computer Science and a MSc in Information and Communication Technologies. She has worked as a Software and Database Developer for over a decade. In parallel she was also occupied as a part time technical trainer for Microsoft SQL Server courses.

She has experience on designing distributed systems and application implementations using mainstream programming languages such as Java and Python. Her current research interests include among others permissioned and permissionless Blockchain Technologies applied on Internet of Things area.

Hyperledger Framework – Bringing blockchain technologies closer to tomorrow's businesses

You might not have heard of Hyperledger or not know much about it, but you must have heard of the Linux Foundation and IBM. Well the Linux Foundation, in 2015, announced the creation of the Hyperledger Project. This was the way they thought blockchain technologies and smart contracts can be better adapted to business needs and tomorrow’s digital landscape. IBM has jump into the opportunity with their contributions to the Hyperledger Fabric project and has thus far met unprecedented acceptance by large corporations like MAERSK and Walmart, whilst the Intel-contributed Hyperledger Sawtooth is now used by Huawei and T-Mobile.

Our workshop is focused on the Hyperledger Sawtooth, its versatility and the advantages it brings to businesses. We will go through the basics of Hyperledger frameworks and the differences between Fabric and Sawtooth. Then it is hands-on all the way starting with Docker & Sawtooth installation, moving to the details and how things work and closing with two case studies utilizing and working on transaction families (smart contracts). Can you afford to miss it?

The minimum recommended available hardware - 4GB Ram, 2-core CPU, 10GB free HD space. The recommended operating system in order to follow all the steps - Ubuntu Linux or a virtual machine running Ubuntu Linux

Supported by KONFIDO an H2020 project and by Hyperledger.org, a Linux Foundation project

In cooperation with: Konstantinos Votis