The maintainers of Hyperledger Fabric, a platform for distributed ledgers, have published their first release candidate for testing. The first rele
The maintainers of Hyperledger Fabric, a platform for distributed ledgers, have published their first release candidate for testing.
The first release candidate is v1.0.0-rc1, as Christopher Ferris of IBM and Jonathan Levi of Hacera, release managers for Hyperledger Fabric 1.0, said as quoted by cryptocoinnews.com.
Hyperledger Fabric is the first project to continue its growth. It is among five other incubator projects under the supervision of Hyperledger, an open-source blockchain project under the lead of the Linux Foundation.
The Hyperledger Fabric is trying to support pluggable deployments of different components. It is also said to offer capabilities like identity management, privacy and confidentiality, efficient processing, chain code functionality and modular design, as the article added. The project relies on the codebase of IBM. Projects like this one are supposedly focused on solving the problems in the economic ecosystem.
The Hyperledger Fabric team is now testing the service, fixing bugs and making improvements based on user feedback. According to cryptocoinnews.com, there are no known vulnerabilities and no known issues and workarounds for now.
Also, the code has been frozen since the v1.0.0-beta release that was recently realized by the team. At the moment, the team encourages feedback, so that defects can be fixed and the documentation enhanced. The 1.0.0-rc1 release was scheduled for June 23.
At the time of release, there were no high or highest severity defects reported in JIRA and the count of things to be fixed was said to be dropping. As the managers explained, it was a huge effort to reduce the open defects over 1.0.0-beta and conduct the manual and automated testing.
The project is expanding since its entered incubation a year ago. Other community members like Fujitsu, DTCC, London Stock Exchange and others have also joined with sub-projects.
SWIFT, the operator of the platform used by the global interbanking system used Hyperledger`s technology for its proof-of-concept trial that is testing real-time cross-border payments in collaboration with a number of global banks.
As reported earlier, Japanese retail enterprise AEON and IBM Japan are using Hyperledger Fabric for a trial of a financial services platform that uses blockchain technology. The blockchain platform will allow virtual currency payments between customers and individuals in the Asian region.