The integration of RIF Labs’ public blockchain, RSK Smart Contracts, on Microsoft’s Azure Marketplace is now complete.
According to the announcement by Adrian Eidelman, RSK strategist and RIF Labs CTO, which was released to Bitcoin Magazine, with the integration, “DApp developers can now focus on building their product, since they don’t have to worry anymore about spending hours in setting up and maintaining the node.”
Microsoft’s support will be key to accelerate adoption of RSK technologies and the Bitcoin ecosystem, ” he said.
The RSK Smart Contract Network is an open-source platform aimed at spreading the components of Bitcoin using smart contracts. It is also the latest public blockchain to be backed by the Azure Marketplace, which is an app store for Microsoft’s cloud computing service.
More so, the Director of Microsoft Azure, Sajan Parihar, while expressing happiness at the integration, noted the importance of Azure to developers.
He said, “Through Microsoft Azure Marketplace, customers around the world can easily find, buy, and deploy partner solutions they can trust, all certified and optimized to run on Azure,”
We’re happy to welcome RSK Smart Contracts to the growing Azure Marketplace ecosystem.”
Before now, RIF Labs customers had to deploy local servers while manually setting up and maintaining nodes for running the blockchain, however, the completed integration of the RSK Smart Contracts on the Microsoft marketplace, will enable users set up an RSK blockchain network via Azure in minutes.
More so, the integration with Microsoft will at the long run become very important for blockchain startups, as RIF Labs prepares to launch new protocol implementations for its RIF OS.
The increased ease of setting up nodes will provide an opportunity to expand the RSK network at a reduced cost and storage space rental on the nodes themselves could provide the opportunity for developers to earn mining rewards.