Ledger Snapshot in Hyperledger Fabric v2.3

Introduction

Ledger snapshot is one of the two features introduced in Fabric v2.3, which was released November last year. The snapshot gives us an alternative way to join new peers into a fabric network. In this article we will give highlights on the ledger snapshot, and walk through a demonstration on how things work.

Overview

For those who are familiarized with the process of adding new peers in a running fabric network, either in existing peer organization or in a new organization, we use…