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Genesis

A look at what’s building on JPMorgan’s Quorum

Quick Take

  • Quorum is a permissioned variant of the go-Ethereum client (geth) developed through JPMorgan’s partnership with the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance focusing on financial service applications
  • Quorum currently powers both internal and external use-cases, including: IIN/JPM Coin, komgo, Synaptic Health Alliance, and Vakt

Summary

Quorum is a permissioned variant of the go-Ethereum client (geth) developed through JPMorgan’s partnership with the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance focusing on financial service applications.

Quorum uses a “QuorumChain” to achieve consensus, based on majority voting of nodes that are permissioned to read and write. Other nodes in system are purely read-only.