# Related projects

IPFS is a highly modular project that is itself made out of many different protocols and tools. Many of these exist as their own projects under the overall support of Protocol Labs (opens new window). Learn more about them below.


IPLD is the data model of the content-addressable web. It allows us to treat all hash-linked data structures as subsets of a unified information space, unifying all data models that link data with hashes as instances of IPLD. Learn more at https://ipld.io/ (opens new window).

# libp2p

A modular network stack, libp2p enables you to run your network applications free from runtime and address services, independently of their location. Learn more at http://libp2p.io/ (opens new window).

# IPFS Cluster

IPFS Cluster provides data orchestration across a swarm of IPFS daemons by allocating, replicating and tracking a global pinset distributed among multiple peers. Learn more at https://ipfscluster.io/ (opens new window).

DNSLink is a very simple protocol to link content and services directly from DNS, leveraging the powerful distributed architecture of DNS for a variety of systems that require internet-scale mutable names or pointers. Learn more at http://dnslink.io/ (opens new window).

# Multiformats

The Multiformats Project is a collection of protocols which aim to future-proof systems through self-describing format values that allow for interoperability and protocol agility. Learn more at https://multiformats.io/ (opens new window).

# ProtoSchool

Interactive tutorials on decentralized web protocols, designed to introduce you to decentralized web concepts, protocols, and tools. Complete code challenges right in your web browser and track your progress as you go. Learn more at https://proto.school/ (opens new window).