Sharding is the process to divide a database into several pieces or shards to decrease the work load. This way, each shard manages just a small piece of information. In blockchain, sharding is used to increase the number of transactions per minute. This improves the scalability of the network.« Back to Glossary Index
Holding is a trading strategy which consists on maintaining your portfolio over time despite of any loss in the short term. The theory behind is that the more years you hold, the better performance you get. This strategy is quite common in cryptocurrencies investment, due to the high volatility of these assets.
The metaverse is a digital ecosystem where physical users interact through avatars. This ecosystem replicates the real world but without its physical limitations. The access to this environment is possible through computers, but the feeling of immersion is much better with glasses of augmented reality.
The stable coin is a type of cryptocurrency whose value is pegged to other financial asset. Usually this other asset is a fiat currency, but it could also be another cryptocurrency or even a commodity such as gold. The value is pegged to avoid the volatility of the traditional cryptocurrencies. The most popular stable coins […]