Hyperledger Iroha 1.0 is now Generally Available

Hyperledger Iroha 1.0 is now Generally Available

Linux Foundation’s open business blockchain consortium released Hyperledger Iroha 1.0 GA on May 6th, 2019.

The project is hosted by Linux foundation and it is the fourth successful active project. Under Hyperledger umbrella, other graduated projects are Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Sawtooth and Hyperledger Indy. With more than 270 members in the consortium, Hyperledger enables enterprises to build and run robust, industry-specific applications, platforms and hardware systems for business transactions.

Hyperledger Iroha is a distributed ledger project. It provides a development environment where C++ and mobile application developers can contribute to Hyperledger. Iroha delivers an alternative design solution for mobile-oriented use cases in finance and identity management.

Executive Opinion

Executive Director, Hyperledger, Brian Behlendorf, "It’s extremely gratifying to see another one of Hyperledger’s active projects hit the 1.0 milestone. This is a huge testament to the strong collaboration of our growing community. I look forward to seeing development efforts around Hyperledger Iroha continue to grow and more and more productions systems powered by the framework later this year."

Alexander Yakovlev from Moscow Exchange Group said: “Global business is always terrific, and we looked for a solution that fits our requirements and is 100% open-sourced and oriented for the specific needs of our task. Features such as Iroha’s account management and supportive community, in addition to Soramitsu’s KYC application, were key factors in our decision to use Iroha for D3 Ledger. Iroha’s existing adoption in several countries and the practical use case with the Cambodian central bank were additional benefits.”

Features of Hyperledger Iroha 1.0 GA

Hyperledger Iroha introduces host of new features like, linearly scaling YAC Consensus protocol for ledger safety in case of node failures or node trust issues, fully operational multiple signatures for transaction settlement and new set of client libraries in different languages like Java (compatible with Android, Scala etc.), JS, Python, and iOS etc, notes the announcement.

Iroha also introduces experimental native support for Windows. The project also supports Linux and MacOS environments. The announcement also noted that Iroha aims to provide, modular architecture, robust set of libraries, an easy-to-use APIs and a universal peer model.

Moscow Exchange Group’s National Settlement Depository is using Hyperledger Iroha in D3 Ledger. Hyperledger Iroha is also used in different asset management, identity management, and payment systems.

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