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Category: Blockchain

Build with blockchain data using Amazon Managed Blockchain and ZettaBlock

In the rapidly evolving realm of Web3, developers face the daunting challenge of managing and using vast amounts of blockchain data. This is where ZettaBlock steps in, revolutionizing Web3 development by offering a unified platform that integrates real-time and historical on-chain and off-chain data, both public and private. Enhanced with AI-driven tools, ZettaBlock is designed […]

List unspent transaction outputs by address on Bitcoin with Amazon Managed Blockchain Query

In order to build an application that interacts with the Bitcoin blockchain, whether it be a wallet, an Ordinals marketplace, or a BTC exchange, you must be able to reliably access the Bitcoin network. For example, you will need to read critical data from the blockchain that acts as input for properly constructed Bitcoin transactions. […]

Blockchain node deployment on AWS: A comprehensive guide

In the evolving landscape of blockchain technology, understanding the intricacies of node deployment on AWS is paramount in order to be able to interact with the blockchain. In this post, we provide a comprehensive overview of the role nodes serve in blockchain networks, cover the spectrum of available node types, discuss use cases, and present […]

How to build a crypto wallet application using Amazon Managed Blockchain Access and Query

Building a cryptocurrency wallet requires the operation of a multitude of blockchain-specific components that enable critical functionality for the wallet. This includes but is not limited to provisioning and managing blockchain nodes, developing secure private key management solutions, building performant transaction management modules, and working with complex blockchain data pipelines. These components require complex security […]

Run Polygon nodes on AWS

In this post, we dive deep into establishing your infrastructure and deploying Polygon blockchain nodes on AWS. We provide recommendations for selecting optimal compute and storage options tailored to various use cases. We discuss the approach to speed up the horizontal scaling of Polygon full nodes on AWS with Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) […]

Run a WAX Blockchain node using AWS CDK

WAX is a blockchain-based system designed for the unique demands of the gaming industry. It provides high transaction throughput and near-instant block finality. With WAX, game developers can decouple in-game digital assets from a single in-game world and let gamers use them in new contexts such as building walls of fame, creating personal online trophy […]

Run a serverless Arbitrum full node on AWS

Over the last 2 years, layer 2 technologies have gained traction and are solving the scaling constraints of Ethereum. L2beat provides a consolidated view of the different layer 2 projects. At the time of writing, Arbitrum represents approximatively half of the market value of layer 2 solutions. AWS offers a variety of services to help […]

Use AWS Nitro Enclaves to build Cubist CubeSigner, a secure and highly reliable key management platform for Ethereum validators and beyond

Validators are the fundamental building blocks of proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain protocols like Ethereum. They maintain the history of the chain and run the consensus protocol that makes it possible to implement complex decentralized applications—from decentralized finance applications to NFT collectibles. To join the protocol, validators provide assets as collateral, which ensures they behave correctly in […]

Build Account Abstraction Wallets with Alchemy and AWS: Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we introduced the Account Abstraction (AA) concept and explained how it overcomes some of the user experience challenges of Externally Owned Account (EOA) wallets. We also covered how you can apply AA in the context of different use cases, such as marketing campaigns and enabling user onboarding at scale. […]

How Blocksee built a Web3 CRM with blockchain data from Amazon Managed Blockchain Query

Blocksee provides web3 customer relationship management (CRM) and user engagement solutions that deliver actionable insights for non-fungible token (NFT) and crypto marketers. Blocksee allows web3 product marketers to easily embed code snippets on their websites or access APIs to capture first-party data from users interested in digital memberships, event ticketing, and promotional assets. Powered by AWS […]