Decentralized Storage offers compelling features for the health & future of the internet! Along with increased resilience from censorship, peer-to-peer protocols are able to become faster with popularity rather than slow down from a bottleneck as with centralized servers. What does this mean for the Decentralized Web? This course will familiarize you with to the basics of decentralized storage.
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.
In this module, we cover how to set up your own IPFS node, and how to push and pull files from the network. We’ll also go over the addressing structure and get you caught up on the background of this technology.
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.