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ETH 2.0 - THE SCALABILITY TRILEMA

22 Nov 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Simplify Crypto

This is a term coined by Vitalik Buterin and refers to the trade-offs that projects must make when deciding how to optimize their blockchain architecture, to seek a balance. It is similar to the phrase "you cannot have everything". THIS TRILEME INVOL...

Vitalik Sheds Light On ETH 2.0 Development Focus, Benefits and Much More in AMA

19 Nov 2020 1 minute read 9 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Vitalik Buterin was part of an Ethereum Foundation Reddit AMA conducted on Nov. 17, and provided a lot of insight into ETH 2.0, including how quickly users would see the benefits. The special Phase 0 Genesis Edition of the AMA invited a lot of of qu...

Zilliqa: The sleeping Giant

10 Sep 2020 2 minute read 1 comment Manny123

Zilliqa: Blockchains Savior           As of September 2020 scalability still remains blockchains greatest hurdle. Ethereum at the moment is experiencing massive network congestion with gas reaching in the hundreds of GWEI becoming the new normal, and...

Polkadot Launches Testnet for Sharding Implementation

7 Aug 2020 1 minute read 6 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

On August 4, the Polkadot (DOT) project launched a testnet, called “Rococo”, for the implementation of its sharding solutions based on parachains. Initially comes with 3 default parachains: Tick, Trick and Track Currently supports Horizontal Message...

Shardus: The Foundation of Our Decentralized Future

25 Jul 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Shardus

Decentralized applications need better infrastructure to scale. In a world where there is a constant fight for power and data, as well as a lack of trust, the internet is ready to be decentralized. Developers and enterprises are racing to build dist...

Final Ethereum 2.0 Testnet to Launch on August 4

22 Jul 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Abhimanyu Krishnan

Ethereum platform launch organizer Danny Ryan has revealed that the final public testnet for Ethereum 2.0 will launch on August 4, according to a posting on a Discord channel. The testnet is expected to be running until at least November, as these te...

Heterogeneous Sharding Solves BlockChain's Trilema

30 Jun 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Kingsleybello

Imagine a scenario, (A), where people doing 9 to 5 jobs would have to make it to their workplace on a Monday morning in a densely populated area and the only route to connect the metropolis is a single lane highway. This simply means there is bound...

What is sharding?

20 Jun 2020 5 minute read 1 comment Kluma

What is sharding? Sharding is a method of splitting and storing a single logical data set in the form of multiple databases. Another definition of sharding is the horizontal separation of data.   When and who invented sharding? The concep...

Understanding Sharding

1 Jun 2020 3 minute read 1 comment Ruma

Blockchain technology is gaining popularity day by day which in turn attracting more users towards the platform. Rapid adoption leads to an increase in the number of transactions regularly. And here the problem of scalability arises. Can the technolo...

QuarkChain QKC — On the forefront of Sharded Blockchain

21 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Kingsleybello

As we all know, Public blockchain’s major challenge has been the inability to to scale, thereby slowing down the actualisation of the much anticipated “Blockchain Mass Adoption”. In a bid to solve the rather troubling problem that has hampered the fu...