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Sharding

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.

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Bitcoin

Bitcoin is the reference cryptocurrency. It is not just the most known digital currency, but also the most accepted among users, investors and companies. It uses the Proof of Work algorithm, and several countries accept it as official payment method.

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Node

A node is every single computer where an updated and complete copy of the DLT network can be stored. Nodes are in charge of the validation of new transactions. When the nodes validate a new transaction, this is added to the network, and the nodes receive a copy of the updated network. This way, the […]

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