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Nov062016

Where Does Blockchain Scalability Matter? Specific Use Cases, from Digital Art to HR

In a recent Reddit thread, a user asked:

What’s the intended use case of BigchainDB? [the scalable blockchain database]

... Put yourself in the shoes of a developer who’s built a career building applications for the web. You’ve become very good at using databases like MongoDB to manage mountains of data. You insert, retrieve, and update data using a query language. It handles massive scale — millions of records in a heartbeat.

You want one of the blockchain benefits for yourself, and decide to deploy a blockchain database. Great — learn the BigchainDB interface and use it side by side with your other databases...

Can you be more specific or concrete in the use case? 

It was my pleasure to respond to this one! Here are a few...

Full post is [here].

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