RecordsKeeper wallet is used to check your XRK balance, send and receive XRK to other XRK wallets. RecordsKeeper wallet has a toggle on top right corner through which you can switch to Testnet and Mainnet of the RecordsKeeper Blockchain. This wallet supports both networks so you can check your balance, send and receive transaction on both these networks.
After Creating a new wallet or Restoring your XRK Wallet you can follow the steps below to get familiar with the environment for XRK wallet.
Step 2: If you already have XRK wallet, please enter your wallet address in the text area and then press the submit button. If you don’t have a valid address then follow the How to create and restore XRK Wallet? (link to the blog) to generate or restore your Public Address. You will see the wallet interface like this:
Here you can see three tabs on the top of the wallet which are Transactions, Receive and Send tabs. Transactions tab is the default one which will show your XRK balance on the top and transactions history below this with the details like Transaction id, time, transaction amount and a label which shows if the transaction is incoming or outcoming. If they are incoming transactions then they are shown in green and if they are outgoing transactions then they are shown in red.
Step 3: The next is the Receive tab which shows your XRK public address, use this address to receive payments. A similar window will be shown to you:
Step 4: The next is the Send tab which is used for sending XRK to other XRK wallets on the same network. A similar window will be shown to you:
Sender’s XRK address is shown at the top which is your XRK public address and now enter Recipient’s Address and the XRK amount you want to send to the receiver. You can also fill the optional data fields given at the bottom which are Record identifier key and optional data with the send transaction. Then click on the Send transaction button to push the transaction on the RecordsKeeper Blockchain.
Step 5: After you click the send transaction button a window will appear which is used to authorize the transaction. An approximate fee gets reflected in this window this is the fee that gets credited to the miner who confirms the transaction. Enter the private key of your XRK address here and click on “Send”, your transaction gets confirmed and broadcasted on the RecordsKeeper Blockchain.
A confirmation screen is shown as below, you can click on the transaction link to view the transaction in the RecordsKeeper Blockchain Explorer:
You can also view all your transactions in the transaction tab of the wallet. This wallet is designed with top performance and security, where we always ask for your Private Key and never store at our end.
The RecordsKeeper Testnet Blockchain is available for the users to Develop and Deploy applications over RecordsKeeper Blockchain, XRK Testnet tokens do not hold any value and are only available for testing. You can earn XRK tokens from RecordsKeeper Mainnet mining.
Now to connect to the RecordsKeeper Blockchain, run following command from the terminal:
You will see the following message on your Mac command line terminal after you execute the command to connect to the Recordskeeper blockchain.
In case of an error message like this:
Error: Couldn’t initialize permission database for blockchain recordskeeper. Probably rkd for this blockchain is already running. Exiting…
First kill the daemon process and then try connecting to the RecordsKeeper Blockchain again. If the problem persists then restart your computer and then repeat the whole process of connecting to RecordsKeeper Blockchain again.
RecordsKeeper is providing a free distribution of XRK tokens to anyone making the request for the same. You can receive the XRK tokens by following simple steps, but before we get started, please make sure to:
Never disclose your private key, if it is necessary to empty your wallet and or create a new one.
RecordsKeeper does not store your private key and any parties asking for your private key for XRK, are not part of the RecordsKeeper.
Step 2: Fill in the details with your name, email referral code (if any) and your RecordsKeeper public address.
Step 3: If you don’t have a valid RecordsKeeper wallet or RecordsKeeper address with you then you can click on the “Create a new XRK Wallet here” link to generate a new RecordsKeeper wallet. You can follow How to create & restore XRK wallet : https://www.recordskeeper.co/blog/create-restore-xrk-wallet/ How to Blog Posts
Step 4: Once you have filled in all the details you can click on “Get XRK Tokens”. This will send you a confirmation email to the email address provided by you.
Step 5: Click on “Claim 5 XRK Tokens” to get your free XRK coins.
Step 6: You can see your transaction by clicking on the link provided in the confirmation message, you can also check your balance by providing the address in the RecordsKeeper wallet available at https://wallet.recordskeeper.co/
You can utilize the free XRK tokens to publish data and make transactions over the RecordsKeeper Blockchain.
Last few years turned the spotlight onto the Blockchain Technology, and the rest, as they say, is history in the making. Right from basics, everyday financial decisions to unprecedented social and economic impact, we believe that Blockchain has what it takes to change how the world functions.
However, experts believe that the full potential of the incredible Blockchain Technology isn’t yet explored. With every passing day, new use-cases are emerging for Blockchain Technology. Every industry is solving old-age problems or making the entire system more efficient with the help of the Blockchain. But the surface has barely been scratched when it comes to the massive impact.
With the same belief, we are happy to announce, RecordsKeeper – an Open Public Ecosystem (with Mine-able Blockchain) for Record Keeping & Data Security.
Founded by Toshendra Sharma & Rohendra Singh in the November of 2016, RecordsKeeper platform is built to store, share, and manage data-objects safely in the form of a key-value pair with each Blockchain transaction. The ecosystem is fueled by “XRK” tokens which are used to pay the transaction fees based of record size for every record published and is being collected by the miners as a reward for their efforts to conform the transaction over Blockchain using proof-of-work consensus.
The RecordsKeeper’s Private Blockchain can also be set up in any local infrastructure or cloud. Alternatively, users can directly use RecordsKeeper’s Public Blockchain which is maintained by hundreds of miners already and more are joining this mining pool every day. RecordsKeeper consists of passionate developers, marketers, and Blockchain-specialists who believe in what the platform offer to the world at large.
Since the platform is based on the Blockchain Technology, which also powers Bitcoin & Other Cryptocurrencies, the data stored on it cannot be deleted, tampered, or edited in any form by anyone including the owner of the Data. This decentralized outlook on how data stored is what makes RecordsKeeper a powerful platform.
Records published on RecordsKeeper are:
Immutable in nature
Verifiable without any trusted third party
Private, if encrypted before publishing
Authentic, cannot be created for old dates
Non-repudiable, once published cannot be denied
Several use-cases for the RecordsKeeper emerges due to fundamental nature of query-able key-value pair based storage system. Some of them are:
RecordsKeeper’s public ledger also offers unlimited storage of data along with encrypted storage. By sending a transaction, this data can be shared with the interested parties. Due to the immutability of this public database, it can be used by millions of users to share and store records in verifiable formats.
As of today, a new block of data is being created every 15 seconds which can be maximum of 8MB with permission Proof-of-Work Consensus. And, for the RecordsKeeper’s team, this is just a beginning.
RecordsKeeper is an open source Blockchain platform which is used for publishing and verifying data. It is a secure way of storing data in a key-value pair, over blocks which are connected with each other in a structured manner. This data is available to everyone who has the key corresponding to the data. It is impossible to tamper with any data because each node which is connected to the Blockchain stores the copy of the complete ledger. Records on the RecordsKeeper Blockchain are confirmed by the independent miners who confirms transactions on the ledger.
For getting started with RecordsKeeper Blockchain first you have to generate a public and private key pair by using RecordsKeeper Wallet, these keys are used for uniquely identifying any user on the RecordsKeeper Blockchain. Then you can easily publish any data on this Blockchain with a key that corresponds to the data that you publish on the Blockchain with the help of your private key. This data gets permanently stored on the Blockchain and can’t be tampered later. If anyone wants to retrieve your data, then they can do so by using the key that you have assigned to your data. This will retrieve all the data that is pushed on to the Blockchain corresponding to a particular key.
RecordsKeeper offers a full suite of structured and easily accessible record keeping for organizations and individuals. RecordsKeeper creates a platform for structured storage over the decentralized network for the ease of data access and security between peers. The RecordsKeeper capitalizes over the pros of the Blockchain network to create an ecosystem for secure transfer, authorization, integrity, and authenticity of data. Each peer is an autonomous agent, capable of performing these actions without significant human interaction.
In RecordsKeeper Blockchain one can create multiple streams based on various use cases of Blockchain Technology like Enterprise KYC, Insurance Records Keeping, Corporate Compliances Records Keeping, Supply Chain Management, etc. Each stream is used for a particular purpose in which data is stored on a key-value pair, where a particular key is used in verification of data.
Records In RecordsKeeper
Records in RecordsKeeper are the digital copy of any document, record, transaction, agreement, file, page, image etc. Anything that can be converted into a PDF, JPEG, PNG, ZIP or GIF can be called record.
In RecordsKeeper, an account can have multiple streams and each stream can have zero or more categories associated with each stream. Again these categories can have zero or more records associated with it as shown in the below diagram.
To ensure the smooth delivery of our service, there are certain limits which will be applied to each stream. The maximum size of the file being uploaded to the stream is 2MB per file, if a file size is greater than 2 MB user have to upload the hash of the file instead of file to the RecordsKeeper blockchain.
Streams are virtually the collection of records & categories of an entity. You can also call it a place where you will keep your documents stored for an individuals or a business.
One account can have multiple streams for multiple purposes. For example, Alice can have 3 streams to have better arrangements of her records.
For her own self
For her business
For her husband
She can export the records stored in the streams with a click & everything will be exported in .zip file arranged by categories & sub-categories as chosen by her. This will help Alice storing the records in a very structured manner for the rest of her life without being worried about the corruptibility of the records as everything stored in RecordsKeeper are immutable due to Blockchain.
As mentioned above, records stored in the streams can not be deleted or modified. Any number of streams can be created in a RecordsKeeper blockchain, and each stream acts as an independent append-only collection of items. Each record in a stream has the following characteristics:
One or more publishers who have digitally signed that item.
An optional key for convenient later retrieval.
Some data, which can range from a small piece of text to many megabytes of raw binary.
A timestamp, which is taken from the header of the block in which the item is confirmed.
Behind the scenes, each record in a stream is represented by a blockchain transaction, but developers can read and write streams with no awareness of this underlying mechanism.
Records stored in RecordsKeeper can also be used to get the KYC done with service providers as they do not change with time & every sharing events are being stored in the Blockchain as a transaction. Making it easy for the service provider to verify the document’s originality & remain assured about the ownership.