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Alternatives to IPFS

Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric, Web3j, Ripple, and BigchainDB are the most popular alternatives and competitors to IPFS .
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What is IPFS and what are its top alternatives?

It is a protocol and network designed to create a content-addressable, peer-to-peer method of storing and sharing hypermedia in a distributed file system.
IPFS is a tool in the Blockchain category of a tech stack.

Top Alternatives to IPFS

  • Ethereum
    Ethereum

    A decentralized platform for applications that run exactly as programmed without any chance of fraud, censorship or third-party interference. ...

  • Hyperledger Fabric
    Hyperledger Fabric

    It is a collaborative effort created to advance blockchain technology by identifying and addressing important features and currently missing requirements. It leverages container technology to host smart contracts called “chaincode” that comprise the application logic of the system. ...

  • Web3j
    Web3j

    It is a lightweight, highly modular, reactive, type safe Java and Android library for working with Smart Contracts and integrating with clients (nodes) on the Ethereum network. This allows you to work with the Ethereum blockchain, without the additional overhead of having to write your own integration code for the platform. ...

  • Ripple
    Ripple

    It is an open source protocol which is designed to allow fast and cheap transactions. ...

  • BigchainDB
    BigchainDB

    It is designed to merge the best of two worlds: the “traditional” distributed database world and the “traditional” blockchain world. With high throughput, low latency, powerful query functionality, decentralized control, immutable data storage and built-in asset support. ...

  • Litecoin
    Litecoin

    It is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that enables instant, near-zero cost payments to anyone in the world. It is an open source, global payment network that is fully decentralized without any central authorities. ...

  • Tendermint
    Tendermint

    It is a software which can be used to achieve Byzantine fault tolerance (BFT) in any distributed computing platforms. It consists of two chief technical components: a blockchain consensus engine and a generic application interface. ...

  • MultiChain
    MultiChain

    It is a platform that helps users to establish a certain private Blockchains that can be used by the organizations for financial transactions. ...

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Ethereum

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Open source platform to write and distribute decentralized applications
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PROS OF ETHEREUM
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    Decentralized blockchain, most famous platform for DApp
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    #2 on capitalization after Bitcoin
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    Resistant to hash power attacks
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    Rich smart contract execution environment
CONS OF ETHEREUM
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    High fees and lacks scalability

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Hey! I am building an uber clone using blockchain. I am confused about where do I store the data of the drivers and riders and transaction information. IPFS or Ethereum? or do I store the IPFS URL on Ethereum? What would be the advantages of one over the other?

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Hyperledger Fabric

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An open source initiative to advance blockchain technology
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PROS OF HYPERLEDGER FABRIC
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    Highly scalable and basically feeless
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    Higher customization of smart contracts
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    Flexible blockchain framework
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    Easily to developmenet
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    Web3j

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    Lightweight Java and Android library for integration with Ethereum clients
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        Ripple

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        A real-time gross settlement system, currency exchange and remittance network
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            BigchainDB

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            A database with blockchain characteristics
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                Litecoin

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                A cryptocurrency that uses a faster payment confirmation schedule
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                PROS OF LITECOIN
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                    Tendermint

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                    A software for securely and consistently replicating an application on many machines
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                    PROS OF TENDERMINT
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                      Has consensus engine separated from the application
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                      BFT consensus
                    CONS OF TENDERMINT
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                      MultiChain

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                      Open platform for blockchain applications
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                      PROS OF MULTICHAIN
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                        No Transaction Fees
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