Ouroboros Genesis: enhanced security in a dynamic environment
Ouroboros Genesis comes to Cardano in 2023. Genesis' main feature is enabling participants to safely join the network without the need to trust selected peers to provide a correct snapshot of the current blockchain state. Read on
9 February 2023 6 mins read
Ouroboros Genesis is a proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain protocol that extends its predecessor – Ouroboros Praos.
Let’s first recall that Ouroboros is a Nakamoto-style PoS protocol with built-in resilience to potentially heavily fluctuating participation. This means that it is resilient to the many challenges that may arise from network issues, wrong configuration of nodes, or…