Conventional data storage methods like SQL and NoSQL offer a huge amount of
possibilities with one major disadvantage, having to use a centralized
authority. This authority may be in the form of a centralized or decentralized
master server or a permissioned peer-to-peer setting. This paper looks at
different technologies on how to persist data without using a central
authority, mainly looking at permissionless peer-to-peer networks, primarily
Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs) and a combination of DLTs with
conventional databases. Afterwards it is shown how a system like this might be
implemented in two prototypes which are then evaluated against conventional
databases.

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Author Of this post: <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/cs/1/au:+Tschuchnig_M/0/1/0/all/0/1">Maximilian Ernst Tschuchnig</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/cs/1/au:+Radovanovic_D/0/1/0/all/0/1">Dejan Radovanovic</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/cs/1/au:+Hirsch_E/0/1/0/all/0/1">Eduard Hirsch</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/cs/1/au:+Oberluggauer_A/0/1/0/all/0/1">Anna-Maria Oberluggauer</a>, <a href="http://arxiv.org/find/cs/1/au:+Schafer_G/0/1/0/all/0/1">Georg Sch&#xe4;fer</a>

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