Q&A related to Quorum, the permissioned Go implementation of Ethereum supporting data privacy.

Quorum is an Ethereum-based distributed ledger protocol with transaction/contract privacy and a new consensus mechanism.

Key enhancements:

  • QuorumChain - a new consensus model based on majority voting
  • Constellation - a peer-to-peer encrypted message exchange
  • Peer Security - node/peer permissioning using smart contracts

Architecture

Quorum architecture

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