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Understanding blockchain-based, decentralized cloud storage

Blockchain, an increasingly popular technology that can be used in a range of industries, is essentially a decentralized peer-to-peer system that’s connected to create complete sets of data. These nodes reside on servers that run on various operating systems and computers of varying levels of power. Aside from verifying transactions for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, an increasingly popular use for blockchain technology is as a decentralized cloud storage solution.