Looking under the hood of the Nimbus consensus client — the lightweight Ethereum client.
A recap of updates to the Nimbus consensus client over the past 12 months.
We published Nimbus v1.7.0, a particularly feature-packed release featuring checkpoint sync, era files and Vouch.
the image above shows 40 of our dependencies purpose built by us for Nimbus and the wider Status ecosystem . It's happening! #eth2 genesis is upon
This post introduces light nodes and explains why they will become particularly important under the endgame.
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.
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