Category: Database

Blockchain 101: What Is Sharding in Blockchain?

About Sharding Sharding technology has appeared long before blockchain and has been used in a number of systems from business database. Sharding is a method which horizontally partitions data within a database. The database is fragmented into smaller parts called “shards”, and then they are put together to form the […]

Blockchain Technology Fixes the Loopholes of Centralized KYC Solutions

While several projects prefer to use centralized repositories to store data during Know Your Customer (KYC) procedures, these databases exhibit several limitations such as susceptibility to hacks and high cost of management, which can be mitigated by distributed ledger technology (DLT), reports TechRadar on May 14, 2019. Centralized Databases are […]