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Aleph overview

What is Aleph?

Aleph is an open-source off-chain P2P (peer-to-peer) network featuring a decentralized database (inc. file storage), computing, and a DID framework. Aleph allows your blockchain-enabled app (dApp) to securely access trusted off-chain data or computation through cross-chain connectivity and our client libraries.
Solution Stack

Why use

To build dApps without centralized components. Data storage and business logic run on Aleph's unstoppable decentralized network instead of a centralized service such as AWS or Google Cloud.
This is the first generation of fully decentralized apps.

Components of Aleph you can use in your development:

  • Decentralized Database
  • IPFS Storage for images and documents
  • Virtual Machines
  • SDKs to interact with the Aleph Network

Use cases

  • DEX (Decentralized Exchange) Order Book - Running on Aleph's decentralized database.
  • Document Certification - Guaranteed by Aleph's trustless system.
  • KYC Metadata - KYC (Know Your Customer) meets DID (Decentralized Identifiers): seamlessly onboard new users. A single KYC can now be used multiple times.
  • NFT Metadata - Fully decentralized NFTs when NFT metadata is stored on Aleph.
  • Document Management - In-house customized DMS running on Aleph's decentralized file storage and database.
  • Cloud Storage / Website Hosting - Host your static website built in HTML+CSS+JS on the Aleph network.
  • Real-Time dApp - Build real-time DApps without off-chain workarounds that work across multiple chains.
  • Social Apps - Censorship-resistant Social Media App.