Hyperledger releases version 2.0 of open source Fabric blockchain software

Hyperledger Foundation has released the second version of its open source distributed ledger (DLT) platform, Hyperledger Fabric. Version 2.0 introduces new features, including decentralized management of smart contracts and data privacy on a need-to-know basis. In addition, the new version also includes a new external chain code launcher, a new consensus Raft, and various performance improvements.