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Execution and Parallelism for DAG-Based BFT Consensus

Paradigms for high-throughput transaction execution over a DAG, meeting recent advances in scaling core Consensus ordering protocols in blockchains.

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BFT on a DAG

In this research blog, Chainlink Labs’ Chief Research Officer Dahlia Malkhi explains a simple and minimalist approach to BFT consensus on a DAG.

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Instant Finality in Byzantine Atomic Broadcast Under Unknown/Dynamic Participation

A full solution for Byzantine Atomic Broadcast with instant finality when there is an unknown and dynamic set of active nodes.

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Block-STM
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Block-STM: Accelerating Smart-Contract Processing

A parallel execution engine enforcing block pre-ordering, combined with on-the-fly optimistic Software Transactional Memory.

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Byzantine Generals with Unknown and Dynamic Participation
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Instant Finality in Byzantine Generals With Unknown and Dynamic Participation

A simple solution for the Byzantine generals problem with instant finality when there is an unknown and dynamic set of active nodes.

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Announcements, Research

Fair Sequencing Services: Enabling a Provably Fair DeFi Ecosystem

Research conducted and written by Ari Juels, Lorenz Breidenbach, and Florian Tramèr of Chainlink Labs As Ethereum’s popularity continues to increase thanks to tokenization, then DEXes, and now DeFi, we’re seeing unprecedented, consistently high gas prices for users of the network.

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Town Crier and Chainlink: Enriching and Extending the Possibilities of Oracles

People often ask me whether smart contracts are going to have real impact someday. In my experience, making technology predictions is a mug’s game. Happily, in this case, there’s no need: Smart contracts have already had a big impact.

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