Decentralized (Peer-owned Orderer) Setup with No System Channel

Introduction

In Hyperledger Fabric, ordering service plays an important role of keeping the consortium configuration and creating blocks. Over the past two years, the implementation of ordering service keeps evolving. Raft-based ordering service enables a type of decentralization, as participating organizations (peer organizations) can now have their own ordering service nodes. This means fabric can now support a setup with no orderer organization. Meanwhile, Fabric keeps using the system channel to manage the…