Azure Blockchain Service Preview
Build, govern and expand consortium blockchain networks
The foundation for blockchain apps in the cloud
Build, govern and expand blockchain networks at scale. Azure Blockchain Service Preview simplifies the formation, management and governance of consortium blockchain networks so you can focus on business logic and app development.
Deploy fully managed blockchain networks in a few simple clicks
Govern at scale with built-in governance and codeless consortia management
Build blockchain apps with confidence using the dev tools you love and the apps you rely on today
Capture, react to and store ledger data off-chain using blockchain data manager for end-to-end solutions
Built-in consortium management
Get full node management and govern consortia at scale. Modular controls provide easy member onboarding, codeless permissioning and simplified policy enforcement.Learn more about network governance
Easy blockchain data publishing
Build end-to-end solutions using blockchain data manager. Get flexible, reliable and scalable data streaming and application integration with a few clicks. Monitor your smart contracts, react to transactions and events and stream on-chain data to off-chain data stores.Explore blockchain data manager
Open and extensible design
Build blockchain applications with confidence on an open, flexible platform that integrates with the dev tools, data sources and applications you already use.Explore a solution architecture
Innovate with confidence
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We employ more than 3,500 security experts focused on securing data and privacy.
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Azure Blockchain Service offers simple per-node pricing
Customise your blockchain network infrastructure while keeping costs predictable.
Azure Blockchain Service is now available in two tiers. Basic provides a cost-optimised environment for developing and testing your blockchain apps. Standard can be used to run production blockchain networks with built-in high availability.See Azure Blockchain Service pricing
Customers are doing great things with blockchain on Azure
Soaring to new heights with blockchain
GE Aviation uses blockchain to streamline tracking of aircraft parts from factory to flight.
Reimagining shared processes in the cloud
J.P. Morgan uses Azure to strengthen Quorum and accelerate blockchain adoption in enterprise.
Getting more mileage out of loyalty points
Singapore Airlines uses Azure to convert customers’ airline miles into blockchain-based tokens that can be spent across a network of retail partners.
Generating real-time royalty insights
Microsoft uses blockchain to compute royalty statements for Xbox game publishers in hours, not months.
Tracing coffee from farm to pour
Starbucks uses Azure to empower small-hold farmers and track its products from bean to barista.
Start building with Azure Blockchain Service
Tutorials, sample code and app development guidance
5 minute quickstarts
Quickly deploy your first blockchain network through the Azure portal or Azure CLI.
Easily configure your transaction nodes’ security access through the Azure portal or Azure CLI.
Configure blockchain data manager to capture, transform and deliver blockchain data to destinations of your choosing.
Explore cloud development patterns
Watch these Block Talk episodes to learn how to build and configure your blockchain workloads.
Accelerate development with code samples
Connect any user interface, integrate with existing systems and simplify smart contract DevOps using the Azure Blockchain Development Kit.
Azure Blockchain Service updates, blogs and announcements
11 May, 2020
Office Licensing Service and Azure Cosmos DB part 2: Improved performance and availability
11 May, 2020
Office Licensing Service and Azure Cosmos DB part 1: Migrating the production workload
30 January, 2020
Hyperledger Fabric on Azure Kubernetes Service Marketplace template
6 November, 2019
Accelerating blockchain adoption in the enterprise
23 October, 2019
Introducing Corda Enterprise on Azure Blockchain Service
24 September, 2019
12 TB VMs, Expanded SAP partnership on Blockchain, Azure Monitor for SAP Solutions
Frequently asked questions about Azure Blockchain Service
Our Basic offering is for customers who want to use Azure Blockchain Service for development, testing and proof of concepts. The Standard tier is targeted for production blockchain solutions, providing the high availability and performance required for scalable blockchain solutions in the cloud.
Azure Blockchain Service provides 99.9 percent availability, including automatic patching of the host operating system and ledger software for critical updates. Support is available through qualified Azure support plans.
Yes. Azure Blockchain Workbench is a great tool for prototyping applications on Azure Blockchain Service.
Azure Blockchain Service is integrated with Microsoft serverless and codeless development tools. Gallery templates for both Microsoft Flow and Azure Logic Apps connectors make it easy to send data to and from the ledger via microservices, databases or events.
Azure Blockchain Service is integrated with both Visual Studio Code and Azure DevOps. Using the Visual Studio Code extension, write, test, debug and deploy your contracts locally to a private chain or to public blockchain networks. Automatically generate and execute tests within the extension. Everything you do in Visual Studio Code connects with Azure DevOps to deliver DevOps build and release pipelines and apply access control and policies.