Tag: Sharding

Zilliqa Blockchain Review

Zilliqa Review: High Performance Sharding Based Blockchain

One of the biggest challenges for blockchains right now, if not the biggest challenge, is scalability, or the ability to process more transactions in a shorter period of time. Bitcoin has struggled to process transactions, and fees have risen accordingly....

/ August 22, 2019

Elrond Review: The Sharding Blockchain Focused on Scaling

Elrond (ERD) is a project that has been getting quite a bit of attention lately. Like many other projects before them, they are focused on scalability. Scaling and throughput is perhaps one of the most pressing concerns facing some of...

/ August 6, 2019
Harmony (ONE) Review

Harmony Protocol Review: Enabling Decentralisation at Scale

Harmony (ONE) is one of the latest projects that is trying to tackle the issue of blockchain scalability. They have built their platform from the ground up with optimisation in mind. Using a “full-stack” approach, Harmony is developing a sharding...

/ May 16, 2019
Quarkchain Review

Review of Quarkchain (QKC): High Capacity Transactional Blockchain

QuarkChain (QKC) is trying to solve one of the most pertinent issues that cryptocurrencies currently face, that of the blockchain trilemma. The project has been gaining quite a bit of traction ever since their successful ICO earlier this year. People...

/ October 8, 2018
Storj Review

Storj Review: Deep Dive into Blockchain Storage

Storj (pronounced “Storage”) is a decentralised file storage system that aims to make use of all the excess capacity around the world in the form of unused hard drives and bandwidth. People have lost a great deal of trust in...

/ August 30, 2018
Ethereum Upgrades Metropolis

Update on the Ethereum’s Casper POS Hybrid and Sharding

All seems to be going well for development at the world’s second most valuable cryptocurrency. The team at the Ethereum foundation is actively busy testing the latest featured of the Metropolis upgrade. One of the most important of these features...

/ January 30, 2018
Lightning Network Change Bitcoin

The Lightning Network Could Change Everything About Bitcoin

The Lightning Network will be a crucial addition to the bitcoin and cryptocurrency ecosystem. It could potentially alter the entire crypto economy. This is because Lightning Network will theoretically allow for nearly free and instant transactions on the bitcoin network....

/ January 20, 2018
Ethereum Scaling Subsidies Programs

Ethereum Foundation to Promote Scalability Fixes with Financial Incentives

In a potential platform changing announcement, Ethereum foundation leader Vitalik Buterin released the details of a new subsidy program that is meant to help fund researchers and developers to produce innovative and effective solutions to the Ethereum scaling problem. This...

/ January 4, 2018
Blockchain Transactions Sharding

Speeding up Blockchain Transactions with Sharding

One of the many reasons that people are so bullish on blockchain technology is the fact that transactions are recorded on an immutable ledger that is 100% secure from external actors. This is through the cryptograpic nature of the protocols....

/ October 21, 2017