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Architecting the Blockchain for Failure



Conor Svensson discusses different approaches taken in the Ethereum blockchain for handling failure. He covers the public Ethereum blockchain and the steps taken to ensure a robust execution environment for this massively decentralised computer. He talks about the challenges faced in private consortium network deployments and how the technology had been adapted to service different business needs.


Conor Svensson is the author of web3j, the Java library for working with the Ethereum blockchain. He's the founder of who provide the foundations for organisations to build on, and work with blockchain technology. He also very involved in the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, where he’s helping drive Ethereum adoption in the enterprise.

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Jun 21, 2018