2019 Q2 Hyperledger Sawtooth

Created by Andrea Gunderson, last modified by Hart Montgomery on Apr 11, 2019


Hyperledger Sawtooth  https://sawtooth.hyperledger.org/

Project Health

New features:

  • PBFT Consensus -  https://github.com/hyperledger/sawtooth-pbft

  • Getting RUSTY: Continuing porting internal components from python→rust

  • Sawtooth Rust SDK API updates

  • Sawtooth Sabre has been updated to match new Rust SDK API

  • Getting Shwifty: Swift and Android SDKs have been added to Hyperledger

Blog content:


Prior issues

  • Sawtooth Next Directory feels like a separate project. Project is moving primary development to T-Mobil e github.

  • As the community grows communication becomes a risk.  We have created a monthly Contributors meeting to help with this issue. The first one went really well.

New issues

  • Hyperledger needs a place for open source applications.


  • Feb 2019 1.1.3 
  • Feb 2019 1.1.4
  • 1.1.5 (coming April 2019)

Overall Activity in the Past Quarter

  • Chat activity continues to increase

  • Developer chat has continued to move to rocket chat from private channels

  • listserv traffic remains light.

See community calendar  https://wiki.hyperledger.org/community/calendar-public-meetings  for occurrences of our

  • Tech Forum

  • Sawtooth Contributors Meeting

Current Plans

Continuing development on:

  • Rewrite of remaining Python components in Sawtooth Core in Rust

  • PBFT 1.0 Release

  • Sawtooth 1.2 Release

  • Getting Sawtooth Rust SDK to 1.0

Maintainer Diversity

Maintainers are roughly evenly distributed across Bitwise.io , Cargill, Intel, with T-Mobile on Next Directory.

Contributor Diversity

Commits from 2019-01-01 to 2019-03-31 : 729 Committers from 2019-01-01 to 2019-03-31 : 41 Domains from 2019-01-01 to 2019-03-31 : 13

Additional Information

Reviewed by

  • Arnaud Le Hors
  • Baohua Yang
  • Binh Nguyen
  • Christopher Ferris
  • Dan Middleton
  • Hart Montgomery
  • Kelly Olson
  • Mark Wagner
  • Mic Bowman
  • Nathan George
  • Silas Davis