Decentralized Storage offers compelling features for the health & future of the internet! Along with increased resilience from censorship, peer-to-peer protocols become faster as the number of users grows. Conversely, a bottleneck is often created with centralized servers as more users are added. What does this mean for the Decentralized Web? This course will familiarize you with the basics of decentralized storage.
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This technology didn’t just pop up overnight! In this section we’ll cover the background of decentralized storage from torrents until now, and go through some basics terminology to get you up to speed.
While Decentralized Storage is a catchy buzz word, it's important to understand where this new technology can be used, and where it should not.
State of the Industry
IPFS is just the beginning - in this module we'll catch you up on the developments currently affecting the space, and cover the various cryptocurrencies and tokens that have proposed incentive models for peer to peer storage.