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Table 3 Applied hardware and software configurations for hyperledger fabric blockchain infrastructure

From: Rampant Smoothing (RTS) Algorithm: an optimized consensus mechanism for private Blockchain enabled technologies

Class Clint device Server device
Operating system Microsoft 64-bit Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu Server (20.04 LTS)
Processor Quad Core 2.0 GHz 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors
Chipset Intel® W480E Chipset Intel C246 chipset
Number of participants 598 2
Average storage required Up to 200 GB at each device 3 Terabyte 2933 MHz TruDDR4 memory
Maximum internal storage 8 TB 61.44 TB using 16 × 3.84 TB SAS/SATA SSDs
RAM Newegg DDR (16 GB per Module) Newegg DDR (128GN per Module)
Memory protection Error-correcting code (ECC) Error-correcting code (ECC)
PCIe slots PCI-E × 16 ports 7 PCIe slots
Network Gigabit Ethernet, N-Band wireless Intel X710-DA2 PCIe 10GbE 2-Port SFP + Ethernet Adapter
NodeJS Version: 14.17.4 Version: 14.17.4
Internet connection 100 Mbps/T1/Fiber Optics 100 Mbps/T1/Fiber Optics
Connected routers Gigabit Ethernet, N-Band wireless Gigabit Ethernet, N-Band wireless
High-efficiency power supply 80 PLUS Platinum certified device 80 PLUS Titanium certified device
Cooling One non-hot-swap system fan Four non-hot-swap system fans
Smart contract queries Using SQL Using SQL
Crypto implementations Pluggable Pluggable
Total record size 27.3 GB
Average patient record size (text, numbers, and images) 2000 KB
Blockchain size Approximately 593 GB
Total number of blocks 7 million
Computation, authentication and contact time In milliseconds
Average time for record access from the native DB 45 ms
Average record and block distribution cost 22 Gigabit per second, with overhead of 2 megabits per second
Programming language Solidity (i.e., aimed at developing smart contracts)