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Ethereum vs IPFS : What are the differences?

Ethereum: Open source platform to write and distribute decentralized applications. A decentralized platform for applications that run exactly as programmed without any chance of fraud, censorship or third-party interference; IPFS : Protocol for storing and sharing hypermedia in a distributed file system. It is a protocol and network designed to create a content-addressable, peer-to-peer method of storing and sharing hypermedia in a distributed file system.

Ethereum and IPFS belong to "Blockchain" category of the tech stack.

Ethereum is an open source tool with 4.67K GitHub stars and 1.58K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Ethereum's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Ethereum has a broader approval, being mentioned in 29 company stacks & 33 developers stacks; compared to IPFS , which is listed in 6 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of IPFS
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    Decentralized blockchain, most famous platform for DApp
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    #2 on capitalization after Bitcoin
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    Resistant to hash power attacks
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    Rich smart contract execution environment
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    What is Ethereum?

    A decentralized platform for applications that run exactly as programmed without any chance of fraud, censorship or third-party interference.

    What is IPFS ?

    It is a protocol and network designed to create a content-addressable, peer-to-peer method of storing and sharing hypermedia in a distributed file system.

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    What are some alternatives to Ethereum and IPFS ?
    Dash
    Dash is an API Documentation Browser and Code Snippet Manager. Dash stores snippets of code and instantly searches offline documentation sets for 150+ APIs. You can even generate your own docsets or request docsets to be included.
    Litecoin
    It is a peer-to-peer Internet currency that enables instant, near-zero cost payments to anyone in the world. It is an open source, global payment network that is fully decentralized without any central authorities.
    Ripple
    It is an open source protocol which is designed to allow fast and cheap transactions.
    Hyperledger Fabric
    It is a collaborative effort created to advance blockchain technology by identifying and addressing important features and currently missing requirements. It leverages container technology to host smart contracts called “chaincode” that comprise the application logic of the system.
    Web3j
    It is a lightweight, highly modular, reactive, type safe Java and Android library for working with Smart Contracts and integrating with clients (nodes) on the Ethereum network. This allows you to work with the Ethereum blockchain, without the additional overhead of having to write your own integration code for the platform.
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