We published Nimbus v1.7.0, a particularly feature-packed release featuring checkpoint sync, era files and Vouch.
Diagram courtesy of Mikhail Kalinin's Engine API design space document. Note that this diagram dates from the Amphora era, and so is not strictly accurate.
While client diversity is crucial to a resilient Ethereum, it alone would not warrant such a huge engineering effort on our part. Our high level vision, and the main reason we're rolling our own execution layer client, is for easy and seamless integration with Status - both desktop and mobile.
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).
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 couple of months ago, I wrote about the EIP-1559 proposal. Today, I'll cover recent updates, and break down the overall Ethereum fee issues.
The scheduled Ethereum 2.0 implementation will result in better Scalability, Security, Fairness & Usability for the network. This article explores how & why.
Ethereum 2.0 is due to implement a huge protocol shift from Proof of Work, to Proof of Stake. This article will cover the motivations, and technical details.
The current Ethereum "first price auction" fee model is considered inefficient & costly, and a large UX barrier for user adoption. In this article we'll explore the EIP-1559 improvement proposal to fix the problem!