iEx.ec Development Letter #6

Hello and welcome to the IEXEC bi-weekly development letter. Today, we’ll report on the Parity multisig hack and give some perspective on research & development. The day we lost 120K ETH… On Jul-19–2017 06:35:06 PM, I received an automatic notification email from etherscan.io that was signaling some activity on the Ethereum multisig wallet, where the IEXEC[…]


How can Blockchain Improve Cloud Computing ?

There is a growing demand for computing power from scientific communities and industries to run large applications and process huge volumes of data. The computing power to run Big Data application is most often provided by HPC and Cloud infrastructures. Blockchains like Ethereum offer a new approach to run distributed applications. Ethereum allows programmer to write smart contracts,[…]


The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Just Got A Whole Lot Stronger

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, also known as “EEA”, has grown strongly and in just some time with the addition of some big famous brands like Mastercard, Microsoft or Intel. If you remember, iEx.ec joined the largest open-source blockchain alliance the 17th July and now this alliance counts around over 150 members. Brian D.Evans has said[…]


RLC is a part of ICONOMI 20 digital assets selection

RLC is a part of ICONOMI 20 digital assets at the foundation of the new economy. The digital assets are the foundation of the new economy. They represent stakes in services like prediction markets, micro-payments, smart contracts, remittance, games, distributed computing and others. The digital assets with the largest market capitalisation include Bitcoin, Ethereum, Monero,[…]


Introducing iEx.ec New Logo !

We asked Pixelmatters, a famous web agency to help us rebrand the project. Pixelmatters did an amazing job. They really were able to capture the essence of iexec, and summarize its identity with a simple, slick and shiny logo. The logo reflects following aspects of the project: Distributed Network; Interaction; “Create new things”; Knowledge (company main[…]


iEx.ec Development Letter #5

In this bi-weekly level letter, we are happy to propose a new article that goes deeper in the technology behind the iExec Blockchain-based Distributed Cloud. This article presents the iExec Docker container management. Introduction In a previous article, we introduced the iExec paradigm of “provider’s sharing” and focused on virtual machine (VM) management as first use case. In this article[…]


Dr. Haiwu He at LIAMA 20th Anniversary

Cooperation between China and Europe is an exciting aspect of the project. Dr. Haiwu gave a talk at the 20th anniversary of LIAMA (the Sino-European Laboratory in Computer Science, Automation and Applied Mathematics) On July 11-12, 2017, the 20th anniversary of LIAMA (the Sino-European Laboratory in Computer Science, Automation and Applied Mathematics) was held in Lecture Hall[…]