Nimbus is nearing merge readiness. We have passed all the merge spec tests. And while we're waiting for a compatible execution client, we have everything you need to start experimenting on the consensus side.
Note that Nimbus tends towards privacy by default making it harder for crawlers to detect it - nevertheless, the magnitude of the skewed client distribution
What we are talking about building here is the perfect client for a wallet. An ultra-light client that contributes to the network and does not require syncing (i.e. is immediately usable from a fresh install or after being offline).
Preamble: energy and power The unit of energy we’ll use in this post is the kilowatt-hour (kWh). This quantity is called “one unit” on
Image: CPU performance of one of our team members, before and after updating to v1.2 If v1.1 was the big I/O update,
Hi everyone, We're excited to announce that we pushed our v1.1.0 release over the weekend. This is a big one for us :) There
We’re pleased to announce we received two excellent submissions from contributors Joe Clapis and metanull. They have claimed their POAPs and will share the $5k prize money between them.
This is a short announcement to highlight our v1.0.12 release and bring attention to the Prater testnet which is now open up to
We believe decentralised staking pools like Rocket Pool are essential to ensuring Ethereum's future as an unbreakable and censorship-resistant system.
Significant performance improvements across the board + additional protection against accidental slashings: Rewards are higher, Sync speed is 50% faster, and CPU utilization has more than halved...
We propose a radical change in design from experts designing for people to people designing for themselves.– Don Norman
"A policeman's job is only easy in a police state." - Orson Welles
As it stands, deanonymisation in Eth2 is frighteningly simple. To fail to address this is to facilitate the arrestation of our thoughts, and the unjust persecution of the humans they belong to.
Since our last update the Nimbus client has made significant progress across security, performance, and ease-of-use. In order to celebrate the release of the eth2
Highlights include: audit fixes, a new sync (syncv2) that greatly speeds up syncing time, a special database pruner to help prune existing databases, multiclient interop scripts that are working as expected with other clients...