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Crypto News: Ethereum All-Time High, Berlin Update

By StarkMatan | Toddler Hodler | 3 Apr 2021


Fear not, as the correction was only that - a correction. Today, Ethereum broke a 2000 barrier again and hit it All-Time High, currently sitting at 2100, at the time of writing.

 

Not just that, Berlin Update is coming, and speculation is runnig wild, brother.

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The Berlin upgrade block 12,244,000 is scheduled to occur on  Fri, Apr 16, you can find a countdown to it here.

What is Berlin Update?

A network upgrade is a change to the underlying Ethereum protocol, creating new rules to improve the system. A "Berlin" name is part of a new name-convention, when the naming of new network updates will be made after Devcon cities, Berlin being where the Devcon 1 happened.

As ETH Hodler, do I need to do anything?

Nope, if you are not notified by your exchange or wallet service, there is nothing to worry about.

As ETH node operator/miner, do I need to do anything?

To not be stuck with an incompatible blockchain, you need to update your Ethereum client to following versions:

go-ethereum (geth)  > 1.10.1

OpenEthereum (f.k.a. Parity) > 3.2.0

Nethermind >  1.10.31

Besu >  21.1.2

EthereumJS VM >  v5.2.0

 

Thanks for the read, and I wish you Diamond Hands!

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