Bitcoin-NG: A Scalable Blockchain Protocol

@inproceedings{Eyal2016BitcoinNGAS,
  title={Bitcoin-NG: A Scalable Blockchain Protocol},
  author={Ittay Eyal and Adem Efe Gencer and Emin G{\"u}n Sirer and Robbert van Renesse},
  booktitle={NSDI},
  year={2016}
}
Cryptocurrencies, based on and led by Bitcoin, have shown promise as infrastructure for pseudonymous online payments, cheap remittance, trustless digital asset exchange, and smart contracts. However, Bitcoin-derived blockchain protocols have inherent scalability limits that trade-off between throughput and latency and withhold the realization of this potential. This paper presents Bitcoin-NG, a new blockchain protocol designed to scale. Based on Bitcoin’s blockchain protocol, Bitcoin-NG is… CONTINUE READING
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