Looking under the hood of the Nimbus consensus client — the lightweight Ethereum client.
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.
Note that Nimbus tends towards privacy by default making it harder for crawlers to detect it - nevertheless, the magnitude of the skewed client distribution
Miners have begun to coordinate a 51% attack to stop EIP-1559, and the Ethereum community has responded.
With the successful launch of ETH 2.0 phase 0, let’s take a look at what the long-awaited upgrade has in store for users and developers alike.