Recently, the Ethereum network has received a lot of criticism about the data transmission cost and scalability of the protocol. In a blog post titled “Endgame” published on December 6, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin discussed plans to improve expansion, the upcoming transition to proof of stake, and review resistance.
Buterin outlines a reasonable Ethereum expansion roadmap in an Endgame blog post
Vitalik ButrinThe well-known co-founder of the Ethereum project outlined his thoughts on a “reasonable roadmap” that can solve the network expansion problem. The blog post is called “End Game,” explains some concepts, such as “the second-tier bet with low resource requirements”, and introduces fraud proof or Zk-Snarks Where Ethereum Users can obtain block validity “cheaply”. The roadmap summarized by Buterin aims to improve the blockchain without giving up censorship resistance.
“After doing all this, what do we get? Buterin raised this question in his latest blog post. “We got a chain where block production is still centralized, but block verification is trustless and highly decentralized. And special anti-censorship magic can prevent block producers from censoring. Buterin further added:
This is a bit ugly aesthetically, but it does provide the basic guarantee we are looking for: even if every major stakeholder (block producer) intends to attack or censor, the worst thing they can do is go offline completely , At this time the chain stops accepting transactions until the community pools their resources and establishes an honest main stakeholder node.
Buterin discussed the Ethereum Rollup-centric roadmap, big blockchain, and cross-domain MEV
Buterin’s recent blog posts follow discuss That happened at the end of November, when Ethereum developers discussed things like EIP-4488. The plan can reduce the cost of data transmission Five times less, And Ethereum developer Tim Beiko shared His thoughts on EIP-4488 and reducing aggregate costs. In the Endgame blog post, Buterin also talked about the “possible long-term future” of using aggregation and this technology.
“Despite the inherent uncertainty, Ethereum is very suitable for adapting to this future world,” Buterin emphasized. “The far-reaching benefits of Ethereum Aggregate-centric road map It is because it means that Ethereum is open to all futures, and there is no need to comment on which one will necessarily win. Buterin further added:
Ethereum researchers should seriously consider the degree of decentralization that can be achieved in block production. If a cross-domain MEV (even from one aggregated cross-shard MEV occupies multiple shards) makes it unsustainable, then adding complex pipelines to simplify the production of highly distributed blocks may not be worth it.
As far as “big blockchains” are concerned, Buterin said, “They have a way to become trustless and anti-censorship things. We will soon discover whether their core developers and communities really value anti-censorship and decentralization. Let them do it.” Buterin’s blog post said at the end: “It may take several years to achieve.”
“Sharding and data availability sampling are very complicated techniques to implement. Buterin’s Endgame post concludes that people need years of improvement and auditing to be able to safely store their assets in a ZK-rollup running a full EVM.” And Cross-domain MEV research is still in its infancy. However, the real but bright future of the scalable blockchain may appear, which seems to be becoming clearer. “
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