Cross-Industry Blockchain Technology: Opportunities and Challenges in Industry 4.0

Implementation of Blockchain Technology for Big Data

Author(s): Yasir Afaq, Shaik Vaseem Akram*, Rajesh Singh and Mohammad Shafiq

Pp: 47-73 (27)

DOI: 10.2174/9789815051452122010005

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


The focus of this chapter is to provide brief knowledge about the concept and advantages of integrating Big Data and blockchain technology. As we are focusing on the blockchain and Big Data, it is suitable to introduce Big Data before exploring its interactions with blockchain. The blockchain technology is introduced and then the interaction between blockchain technology and Big Data is focused, in order to gain a clear understanding of how blockchain technology is used for Big Data. Thereafter, the different applications of blockchain and Big Data are explored.

Keywords: Big Data, Big Data analytics, Blockchain

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