Cypherium Adopts HotStuff Consensus Algorithm To Drive Increased Performance And Security

HotStuff solves scalability issues faced by previous Practical Byzantine Fault Tolerance systems. Update follows recent launch of Mainnet Preview and partnerships with Amazon Web Services and IBM   New York City, NY — Cypherium, the enterprise-focused blockchain platform that prioritizes scalability and decentralization, has adopted VMware’s open-sourced HotStuff consensus algorithm to drive increased performance and security. A leader-based Byzantine fault-tolerant (BFT) replication protocol, HotStuff reduces the communication complexity of  Practical Byzantine Fault Tolerance (PBFT) from quadratic to linear, prioritizes responsiveness, and combines the benefits of asynchronous BFT solutions with the…

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