Fantom General Update | September 12 2022
This happened in the Fantom ecosystem in the last two weeks.
Fantom Research: Narrow Gateway Hurdles
As part of our ongoing research series, this update goes into depth around experimentation using PebbleDB as an alternative for LevelDB.
In production, we observed a significant reduction in I/O bandwidth usage by ~90%. RPC APIs benefit from this by being able to process more requests.
Fantom Research: Faster with Off-the-Chain Testing
Our research and engineering teams have been hard at work, releasing a new off-The-chain testing framework, which led to a reduction of block processing of the Fantom blockchain from 2-3 weeks to under 3 hours.
Episode #3 of the official Fantom Podcast “Vertical Blocks” is out now
Guest Aric Chang from Wave Financial shares his perspective on the multi-chain world, network effects inside crypto, and venture capital investing in the digital asset space.
Fantom Conference Road Trip
Fantom CEO Michael Kong will present at Chainlink’s SmartCon (September 28 – 29) as well as Staking Rewards’ Staking Summit (November 8).
Fantom Domains achieves milestone update
With the new update, Fantom Domains are now compatible with NFT marketplaces. Reserved domain names have been minted and sent out to the owners.
Auction schedule for domain names:
- Tuesday September 13th: 6 characters
- Friday September 16th: 5 characters
- Tuesday September 20th: 4 characters
- Friday September 23rd: 3 characters
4 new validators joined the Fantom network in August, bringing the total number to 75 active validator nodes.
🔦 We added two new releases to our ecosystem spotlight series – Onering and Swim
💡 FantomIntern with a thread on Fantom’s Lachesis Consensus Protocol
1/ Today's coverage is an introduction to Fantom's Lachesis Consensus Protocol, providing you with a general overview on the Consensus, Byzantine Fault Tolerance and DAG.
All comments, thoughts, criticism and corrections are welcome. Let's dive in🥽
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— FantomIntern (@Fantom_Intern) September 7, 2022
🎧 Head of Marketing Juan joined the Penguin Karts’ Twitter Space for an AMA
🎙️ Juan also explored Omni’s new web3 wallet on a Twitter Space with the team
📺 Fantom video ad on Bloomberg, Newsmax and Fox Business
This #Fantom video ad feature debuted this week on @Bloomberg, @Newsmax and @FoxBusiness! Highlighting our evolving #DeFi & #Web3 ecosystem 🚀
Who has used all of these applications? ✋ https://t.co/oK8Z5FfRj4
— Fantom Foundation (@FantomFDN) August 31, 2022