Welcome to the Elrond forum, our official discussion site for technical topics on Elrond’s architecture.
Elrond is a complete rethinking of public blockchain infrastructure, specifically designed to be secure, efficient, scalable and interoperable. Elrond’s main contribution rests on two cornerstone building blocks: 1) A genuine Adaptive State Sharding approach: effectively partitioning the chain state into multiple shards, handled in parallel by different participating validators; 2) Secure Proof of Stake consensus mechanism: an improved variation of Proof of Stake (PoS) that ensures long term security and distributed fairness, while eliminating the need for energy intensive PoW algorithms.
Elrond’s dynamically adaptive sharding mechanism enables shard computation and reorganizing based on necessity and the number of active network nodes. The reassignment of nodes in the shards is progressive and nondeterministic, inducing no temporary liveness penalties. For additional security, Elrond randomly samples a new consensus group at the beginning of every round. Furthermore, Elrond refines its consensus mechanism by adding an additional weight factor called rating and uses the Bellare and Neven (BN) multisignature
On this forum, you’ll find topics with the following scopes:
- Secure Proof Of Stake
Note: This is not the place for
- non-technical discussions. For that, please visit https://www.reddit.com/r/elrondnetwork or join our Discord group: https://discord.gg/yUdAQTM
Elrond Introduction Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cbfp31keh9Q&t=165s
Elrond FAQs: https://elrond.com/faq
Elrond Slide Deck: https://elrond.com/files/Elrond_Deck_EN.pdf
- Website: https://elrond.com
- Elrond Whitepaper: https://elrond.com/files/Elrond_Whitepaper_EN.pdf
- Elrond introduction Deck: https://elrond.com/files/Elrond_Deck_EN.pdf
- Elrond blog: https://medium.com/elrondnetwork
- Elrond: https://github.com/elrondnetwork
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