Ethereum was added to Amazon Blockchain Services
Amazon users can now create new Ethereum nodes using the company’s managed blockchain and connect to the blockchain’s main network and other test networks.
According to Kevin Telegraph, technology giant Amazon recently announced that Ethereum was added to Amazon Blockchain Services is available to the public in the company’s managed blockchain.
According to Amazon Web Services (AWS), users now have the ability to add new nodes to the Ethereum network. Through Amazon-managed blockchain, they can connect to the core blockchain network in addition to the Ropsten and Rinkeby test networks. The program claims to provide secure network access by using Ethereum’s standard, open source APIs and syncing with Ethereum Blockchain. Amazon says:
Amazon-managed blockchain monitors node health, replaces unhealthy nodes, automates Ethereum software updates, and improves customer Ethereum infrastructure accessibility.
Amazon continues to introduce this feature:
In addition to decentralized finance (DeFi) applications, customers who design and build analytics products such as smart contract monitoring tools and fraud detection software can also enjoy the benefits of these extensible, fully managed, fully accessible services.
Amazon Web Services first launched its managed blockchain in April 2019. Amazon announced at the time that customers could set up blockchain networks in their organizations and use Ethereum and game text frameworks such as Hyperledger. The service says it can address the need for hardware, software installation, creating and managing certificates for access and control, and configuring network settings.
The move comes exactly one month after Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced he would step down in the third quarter of 2021. Bezos’ successor is Andy Jassy, the current CEO of Amazon Web Services, which oversees the company’s digital currency products.