Choosing Open-Source or Enterprise Edition¶
The Canton application is a single bundle that implements all types of nodes. Which role the application takes depends on the configuration. The main administration interface of the Canton application is the embedded console, which is part of the application.
Canton releases come in two variants: Open-Source or Enterprise. Both support the full Canton protocol, but differ in terms of enterprise and non-functional capabilities:
|Transaction Processing||Parallel (fast)||Sequential (slow)|
|High Throughput via Microservices||Yes||No|
Please follow below instructions in order to obtain your copy of Canton.
Downloading the Open Source Edition¶
The Open Source release is available from Github. You can also use our Canton Docker images by following our Docker instructions.
Downloading the Enterprise Edition¶
Enterprise releases are available on request (email@example.com) and can be downloaded from the respective repository, or you can use our Canton Enterprise Docker images as described in our Docker instructions.