Solana Blockchain Crypto

Solana Blockchain Build Crypto Apps that Scale

Version1.6.0
Developersolana-labs
CategoryTools
OSWindows, Linux, macOS
Uploaded byStrainDorf

Description

Solana is a fast, secure, and censorship resistant blockchain providing the open infrastructure required for global adoption.

It’s a Web-Scale Blockchain for fast, secure, scalable, decentralized apps and marketplaces.

There are many ways to contribute to the Solana ecosystem. Build an app, organize an event, or create educational resources to help others learn.

This is a Testnet release. It is not recommended for Mainnet Beta.

Features

Solana can process 50k transactions per second. The best projects in DeFi, Web3, and blockchain gaming choose to build on Solana for the long-term.

Solana leverages Proof of History and several other breakthrough innovations to allow the network to scale at the rate of Moore’s Law.

Never worry about rising fees as your user base grows. Solana is designed to keep fees low for applications with billions of users.

Solana’s single global state ensures composability between projects. Never deal with multiple shards or layer 2 systems.

System requirements

OS versionWindows, Linux, macOS
CPUN.D.
RAMN.D.
Disk space40 MB
The table lists the minimum system requirements for running Solana Blockchain

Update

•Switch command-line-interface to use single-gossip rather than fully finalized

•RPC reliability improvements

•Low validator identity balance alert now settable with –minimum-validator-identity-balance

•Added getSnapshotSlot RPC method which provides a convenient method to determine the highest snapshot that a node has available to it

•Added getHealth RPC method which mimics the /health REST endpoint, but also provides information about how far behind the validator is

•Default command-line to single gossip confirmation for better responsiveness

Get Signatures Tases RPC method now includes confirmationStatus field

•Improved load/store/execute timing messages in validator logs

•Add support for cross-program invocations to program-test

•Improve various RPC’s timeout issues including BigTable backend