Flight to 'Istanbul' - Ethereum's upcoming upgrade

The journey to Istanbul is about to begin. Most of the passengers have boarded the flight but the door closing may be delayed for passengers who already have checked in but not reached to the gate yet. This is the current status of Ethereum's 'Flight to Istanbul', where EIPs are the passengers. The Istanbul upgrade Ethereum developers and community members are now preparing for the next upgrade - Istanbul. Constantinople upgrade witnessed a few hiccups....

Reading Ethereum Geth database (LEVELDB)

Geth stores all blockchain data in LevelDB database that stores value in key-value pair. We normally do not need to access these data files because geth provides many utilities to interact with underlying data structure. But, just to understand how geth stores data, let's hack a little bit....

EtherWorld's weekly: May 13, 2019

US Department of Treasury built an Ethereum-based PoC for asset tracking; SEC approves first ICO portal; Facebook Updating Ad Policies; Bitfinex raised 1b USD in a private sale; Enterprise Ethereum Client Specification V3; MolochDAO and more......

ÐΞVp2p Wire Protocol (Kademlia Distributed Hash Table)

This article is an attempt to look into Ethereum ÐΞVp2p protocol. I will break this into multiple parts. In this article I am going to cover Kademlia Distributed Hash Table. Kademlia distributed hash table was designed by Petar Maymounkov and David Mazières in 2002 for decentralized peer-to-peer computer networks. Ethereum ÐΞVp2p uses Kadmelia distributed hash table to maintain a list of peers. Following are some details of Kadmealia DHT which will help you understand the...

What Trends are Ahead for Crypto Industry in 2019

It's safe to say that the cryptocurrency phenomenon is still ongoing with no signs of stopping or slowing down anytime soon. Here are a few trends that are ahead for the crypto industry in 2019....

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