Blockchains are often complemented by databases, but in some scenarios, a database solution like Azure Cosmos DB can supply the core characteristics of the blockchain itself. Whether you’re looking for an alternative or complementary solution to blockchain technology, the Azure Cosmos DB globally distributed, multi-model database service may be the answer.
Read this white paper for an overview of:
- What a blockchain is.
- How blockchains are used.
- Capabilities of Azure Cosmos DB.
- Scenarios where Azure Cosmos DB can be used as an alternative or complement to blockchain technology.