Hyperledger Besu is an Ethereum client designed to be enterprise-friendly for both public and private permissioned network use cases. Accepted as a Hyperledger project in 2019 Besu is the first Hyperledger DLT that can operate on a public blockchain.
Developed under the Apache 2.0 license and written in Java Hyperledger Besu runs on the Ethereum public network private networks and test networks such as Rinkeby Ropsten and Grli. Besu implements Proof of Work Ethash and Proof of Authority IBFT 2.0 and Clique consensus mechanisms and supports enterprise features including privacy and permissioning.
Hyperledger Besu can be used to develop enterprise applications requiring secure high-performance transaction processing in private networks making it applicable to many different use cases in both the public and private sectors. It is growing rapidly in popularity and adoption which is why Hyperledger has partnered with Linux Foundation Training amp Certification to develop a new free online training course to help more individuals get started with this exciting distributed ledger technology Hyperledger Besu Essentials Creating a Private Blockchain Network.