Blockchain

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

We are proud to announce our participation as a launch partner with the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance in addition to making the first reference implementations of Ethereum available in a public cloud. Ethereum was the first blockchain supported in Azure and it is evolving to address the needs of enterprises globally. Focusing on requirements like privacy, permissions and a pluggable architecture while retaining its public roots, Ethereum continues to widen the scope of what developers, businesses and consortiums can achieve.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Blockchain Engineering

Bletchley – The Cryptlet Fabric & Evolution of blockchain Smart Contracts

Thursday, February 9, 2017

As we get closer to the first public preview of the Cryptlet Fabric, I though it was a good time to quickly highlight what blockchain enthusiasts, professionals and developers should be looking forward to. The Cryptlet Fabric is designed to be the middle tier in the new proposed 3-Layered & Tiered Smart Contract architecture, so it will deliver things you would expect from such an implementation. It manages scale, failover, caching, monitoring, management…a long list of features, but what is new:

Principal Program Manager, Azure Blockchain Engineering

Microsoft and Tierion collaborate on attestations & Blockchain proofs

Monday, January 30, 2017

The goal of Microsoft’s decentralized identity initiative is to give people and organizations control of their identity and related data. We’re building technology that lets users sign data, claims, or agreements with their identities. These bits of identity-signed data are called attestations. Microsoft and Tierion are collaborating on a service that generates, manages, and validates attestations. Together we’re exploring how this technology serves the needs of developers and organizations.

DX TED SDE

Can blockchain secure supply chains, improve operations and solve humanitarian issues?

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

How do we take our hyperscale DNA and think about societal problems that already exist at scale? We have proven that most technology in one form or another can perform when architected for scale. But where and how do we start and then how do we penetrate with swarms of adoption to make meaningful impact on society’s greatest problems?

Blockchain Business Strategist, DX

Chain joins the Azure Ecosystem

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

For the first time, developers can install Chain Core (Chain’s distributed ledger) in Azure or locally to start or join a blockchain network, build financial applications, and access in-depth technical documentation and tutorials.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Blockchain Engineering