Announcing new features for real-time, AI-assisted reconciliation. Learn more →


How to Scale a Ledger

From making the case for investment to the key attributes of best-in-class ledgers, Modern Treasury's technical whitepaper, "How to Scale a Ledger" is a must-read for any business that moves money.

Main image for How to Scale a Ledger

A well-designed ledger is foundational for any company that moves money. Learn how to build a central source of truth that scales consistently with this must-read whitepaper for developers and PMs building services that move money. Here's what you'll learn:

  • Ledgers in the fintech stack: Learn how to handle double-entry and enforce immutability when centralizing your financial data in a single data store.
  • Accounts, transactions, and entries: Explore how these core objects can represent any financial events in any use case – from credit card authorization to crypto on-ramp.
  • Recording vs authorization: Learn how to instrument the two most common use-cases for a ledger: recording and approving or denying money movement.
  • The four guarantees of ledgers: Discover the four key guarantees of best-in-class ledger databases and why each of them is crucial for scaling your payment operations.

More Whitepapers

View All

Subscribe to Journal updates

Discover product features and get primers on the payments industry.




Modern Treasury For

Case Studies





Popular Integrations

© Modern Treasury Corp.