Merkle Tree: Efficient verification

Merkle Tree: Efficient verification

Introduction A Merkle Tree allows computers on a network to verify individual records without having to review and compare versions of the whole database. They do so by using cryptography that reveals a private record while also guaranteeing that each one of the opposite records within the database hasn’t been changed. First patented in 1979 by Ralph Markle. Markle Trees are an important … Read more