Some of the most important things when it comes to blockchains and distributed technology are consensus algorithms(how the network as a whole reaches to a common decision) and smart contracts(for implementing applications we use every day in this centralized world).
But when talking about everyday applications, these properties are not enough to support today’s world’s needs. It’s hard to imagine enjoying your favorite Movie/TV Series like you do on Netflix, storing/sharing your memorable videos/photos like you do on facebook or playing your favorite online games like DOTA on blockchains, if we just rely on the above 2 properties.
The thing we are missing is a robust, safe and decentralised content storage and distribution system to serve today’s applications.
Here we will explore and evaluate some of the most popular distributed storage platforms.
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