Tech giant Huawei, recently estimated at $ 7.5 billion, after nearly a year of undercover work presented a tool designed to test the performance of the main block chain. Now he’s getting ready to officially introduce it this year to a consortium of Hyperledger under the guidance of the Linux Foundation.
The project, called Caliper, is an open-source technology that already supports the analysis of Hyperleger Fabric, Sawtooth Hylerledger and Hyperledger Iroha. By the end of 2018 is expected to increase the number of involved projects.
Hogan Chow (Haojun Zhou), engineer at Huawei, described a Caliper-like instrument that, though focused on the analysis of the technologies, but mainly helps developers and corporations make more confident decisions about their technology:
“We think this is the missing piece of the blockchain, and we can help to develop it”, — he said.
Simply put, the goal of the project, launched in may last year, is the integration of existing blockchains in a framework where they can be easily compared standards of performance Hyperledger and Scalability Working Group.
In the framework benchmarking is “the level of ATM adaptation”, which translates information so that the Caliper will be able to install smart contracts, call contracts or to request the position of the different distributed registries to better assess their effectiveness.
Next is the stress testing support the blockchain in a controlled environment and the results are generated, which include the success rate of transactions, number of transactions per second, the time it takes for a transaction to carry out, and the consumption of resources required for all these actions, such as CPU and memory.
Chou believes that the results will benefit all blockchain developers.
“We are trying to contribute to the community Hyperledger that other parties could also easily join the work, as well as other projects Hyperledger” he said.
However, Javier Paz (Javier Paz), the author of the report, Aite Group, which last year evaluated the list of the main block chain, is skeptical of the idea that the company will be subject to inspection, able to identify any weaknesses, even their projects are open source:
“I’m afraid the work required to compare the effectiveness and progress of various public and private blockchains, remains manual and painstaking”.
Earlier, Huawei, together with the bill gates Foundation, and Ericsson, Mahindra Comviva, and Telepin, participated in the development of mobile payment systems based on the technology of Ripple Interledger.