Blockchain and Digital Ledger Technology 101

Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies 101 is one of eight (8) classes that will be conducted at BDT SuperSummit. The complete list of classes is available here. To register for one or more of the classes and for the conference itself, visit this Eventbrite page.

The Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies 101 class is a 4-hour introductory-level class taught by CILICADEMY, one of our training partners. This distinctive blockchain class combines theoretical discussions and live demos to prepare company executives, accountants, legal counsels, development leads, network operators, architects, systems and integration teams to conscientiously evaluate the application of blockchain technologies in their businesses.

Who should take this class?
You’ll want to register for and take this class if:

  • The concept of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies is completely new to you
  • You have some knowledge of it, but need a better understanding of the technical aspects just a little bit more
  • You want to learn about implementations of distributed ledger technologies other than blockchain

On completing the class, attendees will:

  • Get a comprehensive perspective and a thorough understanding of the underlying concepts and applications of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies
  • Get a firm understanding of the technological and business benefits of blockchain and digital ledger technologies
  • Come to appreciate the attention blockchain technology is getting from across diverse industry segments and market segments
  • Be in a better position to decide whether it is necessary to integrate blockchain technology into their businesses and how to go about it

Course outline

The class will be taught in three modules

Module 1 outline – Introduction:

  • Blockchain Fundamentals, Modules and Use cases
  • Distributed Ledger Concepts and Applications
  • Public, Private, Permissioned, Protected Blockchain
  • Distributed Cloud Applications, Network Computing and Virtualization
  • Cybersecurity and Cryptography
  • Blockchain Deployment Cost versus Value Analysis

Module 2 outline – Architectures:

  • Blockchain Architectures and Deployments
  • Introduction to Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin and Ethereum
  • Comparison between Bitcoin, Ethereum, Fabric, Corda and Hashgraph

Module 3 outline – Blockchain Demos:

  • Cryptocurrency Nodes, Wallets and Transactions
  • Hyperledger Fabric Network Modules and Deployment
  • Hyperledger Fabric Chaincode Business Logic and Real-Life Use Cases

Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies 101 is one of eight (8) classes that will be conducted at BDT SuperSummit. The complete list of classes is available here. To register for one or more of the classes and for the conference itself, visit this Eventbrite page.

Class instructor
Dr. Raj Devasigamani MBA, PhD, Founder and Principal Managing Consultant at CILICADEMY, frequently teaches as a guest speaker at UTD and UNT graduate programs. He is an invited speaker at several industry events, including the American Telemedicine Association, FTTH-LATAM and Broadband Communities Summit. Raj is forging meaningful collaborations with local universities in Texas – SMU, UTD, UD, UTA and UNT.

Raj started his career building the first digital switches in India and has evolved with the telecommunication industry, developing fiber-based multimedia access platforms for Alcatel, Fujitsu, Tellabs and recently iPhotonix. He has held senior leadership roles at Tellabs and played a key role in deploying Verizon’s FiOS network, the nation’s first commercial and largest optical network. At Tellabs, Raj supported major domestic and international accounts, including AT&T, CenturyLink, Telkom South Africa, TELUS and other Tier2 customers.

Raj obtained his PhD from University of Texas, Dallas, and his MS degree from IISc., India. He also has an MBA from SMU. Raj’s focus at CILICA is on developing best practices for Telemedicine programs, and for BLOCKCHAIN and Enterprise DLT applications.