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Learn about how Fabric Operations Console can be used to manage your Fabric network. This session would start with a quick demo followed by AMA. Ask the Fabric Operations Console maintainers about anything ranging from high level features of console to specific challenges you are running into with getting console running.
Past speech session is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndrWBoBlTDM
Varad Ramamoorthy is currently one of the Lead Architects for IBM Blockchain Platform (IBP). He leads the User Interface team that builds IBP Console that won one of the prestigious Red Dot Design Awards. Varad has been part of IBM for over 20 years, working on several products as UI architect. He is passionate about user experience, making product consumption easier for end-users.
David Huffman is currently one of the senior developers for the IBM Blockchain Platform (IBP). He leads the API development work for IBP Console. David has been part of IBM for over 9 years.
This session will cover the features of the Oracle Blockchain Platform (OBP) based on Hyperledger Fabric including the enhancements Oracle has made to Fabric.
OBP is a managed Blockchain as a Service offering from Oracle that makes is extremely easy to set up, configure, and manage a Fabric network.
As a fully managed service Oracle takes care of patching, upgrading, ensuring availability, etc. leaving the user to focus on blockchain and not what it takes to get a production ready blockchain network up and running.
As well as a development tool called App Builder, it allows developers to quickly create, debug, and deploy smart contracts based upon a specification file that defines the smart contracts assets, including support for tokens. It’s a bit like the deprecated Composer project and includes both a CLI and VScode extension.
Todd is currently Chief Architect for the Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service that was released in July of 2018. He is responsible for overall architecture and security for the service.
Todd has also participated in the Hyperledger Privacy and Confidentiality Working Group and the Hyperledger Performance and Scale Working Group.
Todd is also the Chief Architect for Tuxedo in the Oracle Fusion Middleware development organization. He is responsible for defining the technical strategy and direction for the Tuxedo product family, including Oracle Tuxedo, Oracle Tuxedo Jolt, Oracle Tuxedo System and Application Monitor, Oracle Services Architecture Leveraging Tuxedo, Oracle Tuxedo Mainframe Adapter, Oracle Tuxedo Message Queue, and Oracle Message Queue. Prior to being acquired by Oracle, Todd was Chief Architect for BEA Tuxedo at BEA Systems, Inc. While at BEA Systems, Todd was responsible for defining the technical strategy and direction for the Tuxedo product family. Todd developed the Tuxedo Control for WebLogic Workshop that greatly simplified the usage of Tuxedo services from Workshop based applications. Todd also received two patents for methods allowing design patterns in a UML modeling tool to control the generation of software artifacts. Todd currently has 37 patents to his name with another 5 in process. During his more than 40 years of software architecture and development experience, Todd has worked on a wide range of software systems and technology.
What are Blockchain Employers Looking for in a Candidate? We ask the Employers, do they have a Blockchain Employment Plan?
Part two of our fall blockchain series will host a panel discussion.
* The demand for blockchain-related skills and roles
* How companies define roles and opportunities
* How candidates can build their skills, brand for roles
* How candidates find companies
* How companies find candidates
* How the hiring process is managed
* Tips for the first 90 days on a new team.
In this presentation the audience will be introduced to a new approach for usage of a blockchain and how it could potentially affect them and their workloads. SIMBA Chain tooling provides an easy to use interface for anyone to get started building their first blockchain application. In this demo Tommy will highlight the ease of use and powerful capabilities provided by the SIMBA Quick Start platform. With SIMBA Chain, someone can go from an idea to a proof of concept in almost no time with minimal knowledge or experience in blockchain.
Our presenter, Tommy Cooksey, is a United States Marine Veteran with nearly 30 years of experience in the IT field. Tommy is an AWS Cloud professional AAI Champion Trainer holding several AWS cloud Certifications (SAA, SAP, SOA, SCS) along with being a certified blockchain architect and developer on HyperLedger and Ethereum; he has been working in the blockchain field since 2017. Currently, Tommy is the ‘Master trainer’ at SIMBA Chain, a blockchain software and consulting company. SIMBA Chain is a fast growing company that originated from the Idea Center at the University of Notre Dame and recently completed a Series A round of funding for $25 million.