Microsoft announced the closure of blockchain service

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microsoft announced closure blockchain service
{"type":"doc","content":[{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"blockquote","content":[{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" from “All In” To give up , Microsoft has taken another wrong step ?"}]}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" Launch 6 Years later, , Microsoft announced that it was about to terminate its Azure Blockchain Services ."}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" Microsoft announced the day before yesterday that it will open in the future 2021 year 9 month 10 It will be closed on May 21 Azure Blockchain Services . The existing deployment will be supported until it is officially shut down . But from this year 5 month 10 The date of , Any new deployment or member creation will no longer be supported ."}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"image","attrs":{"src":"https:\/\/static001.geekbang.org\/wechat\/images\/69\/697e262a6ae98adc576a2037168c7cab.png","alt":null,"title":null,"style":null,"href":null,"fromPaste":false,"pastePass":false}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" Microsoft is in 5 month 10 In the supporting documents released on May :"}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"blockquote","content":[{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":"2021 year 9 month 10 Japan ,Azure Blockchain will retire . Please evaluate your production or development status , Transfer ledger data from Azure Migration of blockchain services to other products ."}]}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" Microsoft did not explain the reason for the decision in the document , But it provides suggestions for the next step :"}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"blockquote","content":[{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" The first step in planning a migration is to evaluate alternative products . According to your production or development status , Evaluate the following alternatives ."}]}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" Does this mean that users should also investigate other alternatives in the market in the remaining four months? ? Fortunately, Microsoft directly recommended this time ConsenSys Of Quorum Blockchain Service Third party service , Because it follows Azure Of Blockchain equally , Also used GoQuorum Ledger technology .ConsenSys Web site said ,Quorum Blockchain Service (QBS) Service is a fully hosted blockchain service , It will provide seamless migration experience for Microsoft customers ."}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" All in all , Although Microsoft has not yet explained why its blockchain service was shut down , But we judged that it was probably due to the lack of customers , At the same time, Microsoft does not want to continue to maintain the old infrastructure ."}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"heading","attrs":{"align":null,"level":2},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" The world's first company to lay out blockchain “ Big factory ”"}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" In the past 30 year , Microsoft has established a unified standard for business software model , Become IT One of the giants . Since missed the Internet and mobile Internet dividend period , Microsoft has been on the right track . But for the blockchain wave of previous years , Microsoft's response is rare ."}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" As early as 2014 year , Microsoft became the first international company to really lay out blockchain IT giant .2014 year 12 month , Microsoft added bitcoin payment option to online stores for the first time , Out of the first step into the virtual financial industry ."}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":"2015 year 11 month , Microsoft launched and launched Azure Blockchain as a service (BaaS), Introducing blockchain Technology Azure, For the use of Azure Customer delivery of cloud services BaaS service , So that they can quickly create private businesses 、 Public or mixed blockchain environment , It solves a large number of common problems of early cross industry blockchain users .Azure Therefore, it has absorbed many blockchain participants , From well-known enterprises to small start-ups , Its recognition is growing ."}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" Microsoft is positioning itself as the ecosystem of the whole blockchain , Provide an environment for blockchain growth , Build platforms and launch a variety of Solutions .2017 Beginning of the year , Microsoft releases blockchain partner strategy ;2 month , Join enterprise Ethereum alliance with representative enterprises of various industries in the world , And made a lot of investment in Ethereum blockchain technology ;10 month , Introduction “Azure Government secrets ”(Azure Government Secret) service …"}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" Support for blockchain , Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott stay 2018 In an interview in :“ Microsoft decided All In Blockchain .”"}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" Microsoft's then head of financial services technology strategy Marley Gray Think :“ Under the surface of any industry, there are idle business processes that should be greatly adjusted , Blockchain data service is a great opportunity , We can get a lot of cross domain historical data from it , And use machine learning to analyze it .” So ,“ We almost bet on the whole cloud service ”."}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" Although in recent years Microsoft Azure There are no big updates to blockchain services , But before Microsoft Azure On the product page of blockchain service, GE (GE)、 Morgan chase 、 Singapore Airlines 、 Starbucks and Xbox List as customer . Driven by Microsoft , Google 、IBM、 Facebook has taken blockchain as a major corporate strategy ."}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"heading","attrs":{"align":null,"level":2},"content":[{"type":"text","text":"IBM Also gave up blockchain ?"}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" Blue giant IBM The power invested in the blockchain is also quite large .2015 year 12 month ,IBM And others 29 Co founded by two members Hyperledger Open source project , We are committed to applying blockchain solutions to various industries ."}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":"2016 year 2 month ,IBM Launch blockchain service platform BaaS, Use IBM stay Bluemix Blockchain services on Internet , Developers can access the fully integrated development and operation tools , Thus in IBM Create on cloud 、 Deploy 、 Running and monitoring blockchain applications . stay Hyperledger In alliance ,IBM Dominant hatching Fabirc subprojects , Firstly, the smart contract operation meets the requirements of various business application scenarios ."}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" In the past few years ,IBM Vigorously promote Fabric project , It has several well-known service scenarios : Tracking system from farm to supermarket supported by Wal Mart FoodTrust, Maersk (Maersk) Supported maritime container logistics blockchain TradeLens. Besides ,IBM And added “ Trust your suppliers ”(Trust Your Supplier) The Internet , It was passed before World Wire Water payment field ."}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" But this year 2 month , There is news in the media that ,IBM The blockchain team has been cut down to a few people , A person familiar with the matter said :“IBM There won't be a real blockchain team any more .”"}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" According to one of the people familiar with the matter , because IBM Blockchain technology, which was once highly praised, has only achieved 50% of the revenue target in this year under the epidemic situation 10%, therefore IBM Massive restructuring of the blockchain sector , Leading to the resignation of most blockchain personnel . Informed sources told the media , Last year alone 100 Multiple positions related to blockchain . meanwhile IBM The head of blockchain Jerry Cuomo Has been transferred , Now in charge of AI Business unit , stay 2016 He was also the propagandist of blockchain technology ."}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" Another person familiar with the matter also said ,IBM For two consecutive years, the blockchain division of has been far from achieving the revenue target . They added ,IBM High expectations of enterprise blockchain , also “ although IBM It's been announced all the time , But not really implemented .”"}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":"IBM The spokesman strongly denied the news ,IBM Director of public relations Holli Haswell Express :“IBM Our blockchain business is in good condition , Thank you for your attention . We have adjusted some leaders and business units , Continue to drive growth , We do it every year .”“ In the future, blockchain will still be regarded as the driving force of our cloud business .”"}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":" In the blockchain hype of the past few years , Few companies can remain calm , Microsoft 、IBM etc. IT Many enterprises led by giants have invested huge human and material resources . After Microsoft announced the closure Azure After blockchain service , We may have a chance to focus on the blockchain itself again , Discuss whether the technology is sound enough , Which scenes can be truly realized and get benefits . What do you think of blockchain technology , Feel free to leave a comment in the comments section !"}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"text","marks":[{"type":"strong"}],"text":" Extended reading :"}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"link","attrs":{"href":"https:\/\/github.com\/azure-deprecation\/dashboard\/issues\/158","title":"","type":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":"https:\/\/github.com\/azure-deprecation\/dashboard\/issues\/158"}]}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null},"content":[{"type":"link","attrs":{"href":"https:\/\/www.coindesk.com\/ibm-blockchain-revenue-misses-job-cuts-sources","title":"","type":null},"content":[{"type":"text","text":"https:\/\/www.coindesk.com\/ibm-blockchain-revenue-misses-job-cuts-sources"}]}]},{"type":"paragraph","attrs":{"indent":0,"number":0,"align":null,"origin":null}}]}
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