Fauna’s Off-Chain Data Storage For DApps

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The blockchain landscape has seen tremendous growth due to the emergence of decentralized applications or DApps. These are applications built on top of Layer 1 blockchains like Ethereum, that execute from programmed code called smart contracts. They perform conditions that process transactions on the network, with finality determined by the underlying blockchain. This introduces the idea of programmable finance that runs over a trustless decentralized network, which doesn’t require a third party (e.g. banks). Despite the success DApps have had on Ethereum and other blockchains (e.g. BSC, Polygon, Solana), there are limitations to their performance. The most critical issue has to do with speed. Reading data from…...

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vincenttabora I am a network engineer and technology writer, with a deep focus in blockchain and machine learning technology. I have extensive experience in the IT industry developing and implementing solutions in various industries. I eventually became more interested in blockchain due to the rise in cryptocurrency like Bitcoin. I realized that it was not about speculating on price value, it is a disruption in the finance industry. At the moment I like to educate about the significance of cryptocurrency, which I feel has great potential to drive innovation not just in financial systems, but even in settlements and trust.