The Launch of the Oasis Testnet
- By Zaki Manian
Iqlusion has been helping Oasis get ready for the launch of it’s first public testnet for the last couple months. Getting to public testnets is a major milestone for the project and I’m excited about everything Tendermint powered that reaches the market.
I’m particularly excited about Oasis because it’s the first instance of.a blockchain architecture that I think will represent a fruitful direction in blockchain architecture. In 2014, the blockchain community started exploring doing state machine replication in blockchain architecture rather than just time stamping/data availability system that is Bitcoin. Ethereum has demonstrated the potential of this architecture and Tendermint is a general purpose state machine replication engine that has been widely adopted.
But the SMR paradigm leaves us wanting in some ways. The strong fault tolerance is great for staking...
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