Finer details of Matic’s Plasma Implementation — Jaynti Kanani

What is Plasma?Plasma is a framework for building scalable decentralized applications. It was proposed by Vitalik Buterin and Joseph Poon to tackle Ethereum’s scaling needs. There are many different flavors of Plasma, namely — MVP(Minimum Viable Plasma), MoreVP, Cash etc. This post aims to provide an overview about Matic’s Plasma implementation. Why is Plasma needed?Current blockchain systems […]

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Heimdall — Vaibhav Chellani — The all — seeing & all — hearing protector of Matic!

Credits: Pepakura Helmet Heimdall by GimpeeIndustries Matic Network has a three-layered security architecture in which there are the following entities involved: 1) Block Producers -aka BOR chain: These are involved in batching transactions in blocks to ensure faster confirmation times 2) Validator Layer — aka Heimdall: These are validator nodes that batch the blocks produced by the block producers and push […]

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Understanding Ethereum Scaling — Categorizing projects by approach adopted — Siddhartha Jain

How is Matic Network different from other scaling solutions? A question that we get asked frequently — Which scaling approach does Matic Network follow & how is it different from other projects & approaches? Just like Mourinho said -” I’m not one from the bottle, I’m a Special One!” XD There are a lot of scaling solutions currently in […]

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DAI on Plasma: Stability & Scale — Siddhartha Jain

Cryptocurrencies are still in their infancy. While they offer a way to transfer value without censorship or third party interference, but it is far from simple when compared to the alternatives available via fiat. No business wants to be paid with a currency that is worth $10 today and then be worth $8 the next […]

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Matic Network — Project Update (Technical) #2

Nirbhik Jangid We have been busy building the core components of Matic Network and are excited to share the progress that we have made to make scaling a reality. Taking off from our previous update, below is a brief introduction to our network architecture: ICYMI — Matic Network — Technical Update #1 Technically, any EVM smart contract is deployable […]

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Step towards #DeFi : Tokenized Proof of Stake (PoS) validator slots

Photo by Carl Raw on Unsplash Siddhartha Jain: Matic’s PoS validators will be tokenized to enable faster access to liquidity and easier transfers of staking slots. What problem are we trying to solve? In the existing Proof of Stake implementations a network participant — the staker, needs to bond/lock his tokens to earn the right to earn block/network rewards in terms […]

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