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Increasing the transaction throughput of Cardano

Diffusion pipelining - scheduled for this summer - will increase the budget for block propagation and validation times, allowing for larger blocks and increased transaction throughput. Here’s a technical research perspective. (Along with an introduction to AV, its even more performant sibling…)

21 March 2022 Matthias Fitzi 10 mins read

Increasing the transaction throughput of Cardano

The recent enabling of smart contracts on Cardano has led to a significant increase in user activity. Simultaneously, average transaction sizes grew due to code-carrying script transactions. With the first decentralized-finance (DeFi) applications now deployed on the Cardano ecosystem, and more on the way, we expect this trend to continue. To keep up with this elevated demand…

Matthias Fitzi

Matthias Fitzi

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