I'm looking at developing an idea where Ethereum acts as a database. Essentially, the idea boils down to transactions being new data points (text-based data only, low data size) in the database. The data points in the blockchain "database" can be queried via API and data aggregated on the client-side via request criteria. Primarily, I'm trying to determine if Ethereum is the right platform for this or are there others that I should be considering/investigating? My main objective is a distributed/decentralized database where no one "owns" the data, but where the community can contribute and self-identify as an "authority" for potential filtering by the end-user. Thanks!

Yes absolutely. Depending on the needs of your service and database traffic, some chains are better than others to use. is a good example of blockchain, curation, filtering by users, with a built-in economy.

Answered 5 years ago

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