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BlockfinBFT: The leaderless, async, BFT consensus algorithm from Storecoin
It's a common belief that public blockchains can't be both scalable and decentralized -- they suffer from the scalability trilemma.
Our team at Storecoin has invented a leaderless, asynchronous, Byzantine Fault-Tolerant (BFT) consensus algorithm called BlockfinBFT that solves for this.

How Storecoin solves for both scalability and decentralization without sharding, off-chain transactions, level 2, etc.

At launch, we expect 5,000+ transactions per second and for throughput to increase as transaction demand increases.

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Storecoin’s leader-free, BFT consensus algorithm BlockfinBFT, validates blocks in a pipelined process.

BlockfinBFT is a two-tier network of Validator nodes and Messagenodes, each with specific roles, assemble and validate blocks using a cryptographically secure process.

About our BlockfinBFT consensus algorithm
📖 BlockfinBFT Presentation
How Storecoin solves for both scalibility and decentralization without shading, off-chain transactions, level 2, etc.
📺 A simulation of Storecoin's BlockfinBFT consensus algorithm
BlockfinBFT is the leaderless, asynchronous, BFT consensus algorithm from Storecoin
🖊 Storecoin Q1 Engineering Updates
Q1 2019 was extremely productive for Storecoin on the engineering front. Here are a few of the key highlight activities.
🖊️ BlockfinBFT compared to other consensus algorithms
This document compares Storecoin’s BlockfinBFT consensus algorithm to some of the popular Byzantine Fault Tolerant (BFT) consensus algorithms to answer the following question.
🖊️ Why Storecoin's BlockfinBFT Consensus Algorithm Matters
Dive into the parallels between the early oil industry and waste and BlockfinBFT
🔬 BlockfinBFT Database Schema
This document describes the database schema for the Storecoin blockchain.
📺 Ivan on Tech on Storecoin’s BlockfinBFT
Ivan on Tech discusses BlockfinBFT - a new consensus algorithm by Storecoin
📖 Trustlessness and Security in Storecoin
An analysis comparing it with Bitcoin to help understand these properties in Storecoin
⏱️ Engineering timeline for BlockfinBFT
Anticipated roll-out of the BlockfinBFT consensus algorithm
🔬 Storecoin open sources Basil, a proposal to improve for the Tendermint consensus algorithm
Tendermint is a BFT consensus algorithm powering the Cosmos project and more.
🔬 Storecoin's early experiment with Tendermint-based consensus algorithm that led to the BlockFinBFT research achieves +10,000 TPS with burst traffic and 21 Validator nodes
Storecoin’s mission is to become zero-fee payment infrastructure for the global internet. The Dynamic Proof of Stake (DyPoS) consensus engine powering the Storecoin infrastructure is designed to process thousands of transactions per second. When transactions arrive continuously but at lower rates, the consensus engine is capable of handling the incoming transactions, but how does it behave when transactions come in bursts? When Storecoin is used as the payment platform by merchants and app developers, the transactions are likely to come in bursts from multiple sources. So, we need to characterize the behavior of the consensus engine under such circumstances.
📖 BlockfinBFT consensus algorithm peer review
Join Storecoin's Peer Review working group for its BFT consensus algorithm "BlockfinBFT"
BlockfinBFT consensus algorithm peer review

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