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distributed ledgers

Oct 2, 2020

When Failsafes Fail and What to do About it

By Anthony Lusardi
. Oct 2, 2020

In common legacy systems supporting mission-critical networks that simply cannot go down, there’s often some form of failover system. In a recent real world case the Tokyo Stock Exchange experienced this type of outage, their primary system went down and that triggered a failover to a secondary system which also failed. In another the US’s

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multi-participant ledgers

Sep 22, 2020

Running DAML App on Multi-Participant Ledgers

By Phoebe Nichols
. Sep 22, 2020

What is a “multi-participant” ledger? DAML ledgers can have various topologies. For this blog post, we are interested in ledgers with a multi-participant topology. A participant is a node that serves the Ledger API to a set of system parties, and hence a multi-participant topology is a topology with multiple participant nodes. The different participants

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DAML proxy voting

Sep 15, 2020

Streamline proxy voting and regulatory reporting using DLT

By Luis Marado
. Sep 15, 2020

Since the very beginning of IntellectEU’s partnership with Digital Asset, corporate actions have been a consistent theme (DAML Driven Development: IntellectEU) for using DAML as a tool to express and tackle multiparty workflows. DAML’s capabilities, well-recognized through its value proposition, have helped IntellectEU revamp business approaches, while also reshaping their technical implementations. These efforts have

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Sep 10, 2020

DAML Script – Scenarios 2.0

By Andreas Herrmann
. Sep 10, 2020

Developers benefit greatly from a fast feedback loop. The less time you have to wait between writing code and seeing whether it does what you expect the better. DAML Studio provides immediate feedback for compiler errors and warnings in your code. Scenarios allow you to test your templates against an emulated ledger and can be

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Sep 9, 2020

Community Update – September 2020

By Anthony Lusardi
. Sep 9, 2020

As mentioned last month we’re turning our former announcement post into a community update. Below you’ll find everything our community has been up to over the past month. Update: 1.5.0 has been released and you can read the full release notes here. What’s New in the Ecosystem Firstly we will be holding two community open

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DAML entitlements

Sep 8, 2020

DAML Entitlements – Are they really needed or one more access approval request to raise?

By Amy Ahmed
. Sep 8, 2020

If you are reading this article somewhere you came across words such as Entitlements, Access management, or authorized access. Did you ever wonder, why you can access some information but you get Access Denied for others ? Answer to this question lies within your   entitlement, it’s simply your ability to access privileged information. You

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ghcide HASKELL

Sep 1, 2020

Handing over ghcide to the Haskell community

By Moritz Kiefer
. Sep 1, 2020

We started building ghcide over 2 years ago as part of our efforts at Digital Asset to provide a great IDE experience to all DAML users. As a lot of people in the Haskell community know, the DAML compiler is based on a modified version of GHC, so naturally the people working on it were

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Aug 25, 2020

Using Smart Contracts for secure & scalable Covid-19 diagnostics and data management

By Bart Cant
. Aug 25, 2020

Smart contracts offer a very innovative and secure solution to COVID-19 testing and data management. Such a solution can maintain desired levels of privacy, while allowing health providers or any other third party who are part of the network to securely view actual results or anonymized patterns and trends that can be used for managing

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Aug 18, 2020

Enhancing Digital Customer Experiences Using Smart Contracts – Part 1

By Manish Grover
. Aug 18, 2020

In today’s connected world, personalization and context drive modern customer experiences and improve both retention and acquisition rates. In this blog I will try to outline some of the challenges that enterprises face as they strive to provide these experiences, and how they can address them with an approach that uses smart contracts.  In the

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Aug 11, 2020

DAML and Privacy – HIPAA and GDPR

By Corey Todaro
. Aug 11, 2020

As the healthcare lead for Digital Asset, I spend a significant portion of my time on issues of privacy. Healthcare and Life Sciences handle incredibly sensitive and personal health information. Any data system that holds or processes Protected Health Information (PHI) must make efforts to secure that information. My work in healthcare is just a

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