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Blockchain Solution Architecture Training On Demand

List Tuition: $295.00

Class Overview

Duration: 20 Hours
Access: 1 Year
Format: Self-Paced Learning
Related Certification: Certified Blockchain Solution Architect (CBSA)

The Blockchain Solution Architecture Training On Demand is for technical leaders who need to make decisions about architecture, environment, and development platforms. The class covers the following topics:
  • What is Blockchain
  • How does Blockchain work
  • Types of Blockchains
  • How is Blockchain different from what we have today
  • What are use cases for Blockchain
  • What does a Blockchain app look like
  • How do I design a Blockchain app
  • How do I develop a Blockchain app
  • How do I test a Blockchain app

This course also prepares you for the Certified Blockchain Solution Architecture exam. The exam voucher is included with class (a $300 value); exams are delivered globally at Pearson VUE.

What's Included

With class you will receive:
  • One year of unlimited access to course content
  • Certified Blockchain Solution Architecture exam voucher (with purchase of bundle)
  • Ability to stop, pause rewind and move through all chapters
  • Sample quiz questions
  • Exam Prep Digital Course Material: View from anywhere and any device

About On Demand Learning

This class is designed for those who prefer to develop the skills they need on their time and at their own pace. You will be provided one year of access to the class and all supporting course material.

On Demand learning will give you the the ability to start, stop and rewind the chapters. This class will not support questions or have a live instructor-interaction; if you would like live training please view our Instructor-led Architecture Class.

CBSA Certification

This training prepares you for the Certified Blockchain Solution Architect exam and is an elite way to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in this emerging space. Exams are conducted globally at Pearson VUE.

The CBSA exam is a 70 question multiple-choice exam that lasts 1.5 hours and is a performance-based evaluation of Solution Architect skills and knowledge. Internet access is not provided during the exam, nor is any course material or study guides.


    There are no prerequisites for this training. 


    Chapter 1: What is Blockchain

    • Blockchain Basic Principles
    • Centralized and Decentralized Ledgers
    • Mechanics of Blockchain
    • What is a Block?
    • How are Blocks Chained Together?

    Chapter 2: How Does Blockchain Work

    • Benefits and Drawbacks of Blockchain
    • Cryptography
    • Public Key Cryptography
    • Cryptographic Hashing
    • Blockchain Consensus
    • Proof of Work Consensus
    • Proof of Stake Consensus
    • Other Consensus Mechanisms Explained
    • Lifecycle of a Public Blockchain Transaction

    Chapter 3: Types of Blockchains

    • Public vs Private Blockchains
    • Open vs Closed Blockchains
    • Open Source Blockchain Projects
    • Blockchain Smart Contracts
    • Tokens and Coins
    • Using Gas in Ethereum
    • “Blockless” Solution Platforms

    Chapter 4: How is Blockchain Different Than What We Have Today

    • Types of Networks
    • Centralized Networks
    • Distributed Networks
    • Decentralized Networks
    • Software vs Firmware
    • Blockchain vs Database

    Chapter 5: What Does a Blockchain Application Look Like?

    • Blockchain Application Architecture
    • Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
    • User Interaction Layer
    • Middle/Interface Layer
    • Smart Contracts/Chaincode

    Chapter 6: How Do I Design a Blockchain Application?

    • Guiding Design Principles
    • Personas (User Types)
    • User Stories (Application Interaction)
    • Application Functional Requirements
    • Application Technical Requirements
    • Design Tasks
    • Fundamental Design Questions

    Chapter 7: How Do I Develop a Blockchain Application?

    • Fundamental Design Concepts
    • Calling External Contracts
    • Error Handling
    • Pull vs Push Payments
    • On-Chain Data
    • Local Testing Recommendations
    • Not Using Agile Development Process
    • Technology Design Decisions
    • Monolithic vs Modular
    • Complexity Models

    Chapter 8: How Do I test a Blockchain Application?

    • Blockchain Testing Approaches
    • Unit Testing
    • Developer Level Testing
    • Configuration & Environment Testing
    • Load/Performance Testing
    • Volume/Stress Testing
    • Regression Testing
    • Application Bug Classifications
    • User Load Testing
    • Key Blockchain Architecture Testing Questions

    Chapter 9: Use Cases for Blockchain

    • Real world implementations of Blockchain


    Kris Bennett is the Chief Learning Officer at Blockchain Training Alliance and has taught thousands of students on Blockchain Basics, Architecture, Ethereum and Hyperledger.  Kris comes from a 20-year background in custom software design, delivery, and consulting. He's seen what works and what doesn't when it comes to addressing human behavioral patterns with emerging technology.

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