PPE.Exchange Leverages the Decentralized Cloud for their Hyperledger and

January 13, 2021

PPE.Exchange uses decentralized cloud technology to solve pandemic driven issues by providing seamless technological solutions and promoting supply chain transparency.

The platform is a blockchain-enabled digital marketplace that facilitates the procurement of personal protective equipment from trusted manufacturers to healthcare providers. PPE.Exchange brings transparency and efficiency to the nationwide battle against COVID-19. The platform focuses on reliability, verification of vendors and their products to combat industry-wide friction points such as fraudulent products, price-gouging, and large minimum order quantities.

The company stores snapshots of their Hyperledger instance on the Storj Network using RClone and Restic for scheduled backups. Their platform also leverages MongoDB and the Storj Network as a mechanism for distributed database snapshot storage. PPE.Exchange has elected to store their core data snapshots to the decentralized cloud, streamlining point-to-point data transfers and making for a more robust, resilient, and efficient snapshot architecture for their marketplace software.

Backing up Hyperledger Data

In a consensus-driven blockchain environment, data replicates between nodes, so the data isn't lost. But backing up configuration and data ensures a smoother recovery from corrupted data or other unpredictable failures. Storj presents an easy, economical, and highly resilient way to backup all of the data associated with a Hyperledger instance to the decentralized cloud.

How it Works

To back up and share read-only access to their output, PPE.Exchange is using two of the native integrations with the Storj Network

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