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May 24, 2022

Geeq Data: The ease of an app, the power of a Geeq blockchain

The purpose of Geeq Data is to make it simple for people to point to the same entry for a piece of data so that everyone can get on the same page. It is easier to make a plan, settle a dispute, and prevent confusion if everyone involved knows where to start.

Geeq Data is a webapp that gives you the ability to certify your own data. In this version, the webapp supports documents in .pdf format and images in .jpg format up to 8 MB.

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Are the file’s contents on the blockchain?

No. For the purposes of this app (and most blockchain apps), it does not make sense to write large amounts of data to a block. Remember, blockchains are append-only data structures, which means they are always growing. Writing a lot of data to a block can cause blockchain “bloat” which then can lead to a cascade of problems.

First, writing a lot of data to a blockchain can raise significant issues about storage and upkeep.

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How does metadata help me with enterprise visibility? Will everyone be able to see it?

Like labels on file folders, notes on memos, subject headings in emails, variable names and definitions in databases, metadata are used to describe the data you are certifying.

The Geeq Data app provides space for you to add metadata to describe the hash digest of your document. Together, the hash digest and metadata make up what is called the “data payload” of your transaction. When your transaction is validated and included in a block in the app’s Validation Layer Blockchain (VLB),

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