BlockfinBFT research — STORE begins its research on BFT consensus algorithms to power its peer-to-peer global payments infrastructure.
Dynamic Proof-of-Stake (DyPoS) — STORE designs DyPoS system with decentralized governance, economics, and security models.
DyPoS prototype with Tendermint — STORE prototypes DyPoS components with the Tendermint to understand baseline consensus efficiency.
BlockfinBFT internal review — Reviews security characteristics of the BlockfinBFT consensus algorithm. DyPoS achieves a burst-mode efficiency of 10.2K TPS.
Prototype p2p secure data store — Prototypes the secure data store for blockchain persistence. Starts modeling economic incentives for BlockfinBFT.
Resilience and throughput of p2p secure data store — Tests the resilience and throughput of the data store in a 220-node network hosted on AWS.
STORE wallets and staking manager — Begins UX on STORE wallets and staking manager. Releases BlockfinBFT technical paper for internal peer review.
Zero-fee cloud compute platform — Begins research on the zero-fee, p2p cloud compute platform that enables transforming data into programmable money.
BlockfinBFT simulation — Implements a simulation of BlockfinBFT to demonstrate its safety and prove the correctness of the algorithm. Publishes the results on YouTube.
Integrate BlockfinBFT with secure data store — Integrates the consensus and secure data store subsystems. Completes the design for the cloud compute platform.
Know-Your-Voter — Begin design and implementation of the KYV miner self-verification and staking process. Prepare for the Testnet (Stone-Age) launch.
Stone-Age release — Public launch of the STORE Testnet with a network of up to 50 Validators and 22 Messagenodes. Launch bug-bounty program.
Fix bugs and security vulnerabilities — Prepare for the AlphaNet (Bronze-Age) release. Perform security audit and code reviews with third party security auditors.
Bronze-Age release — Public launch of the STORE AlphaNet with a network of up to 70 Validators and 22 Messagenodes. Ongoing bug fixes and security audits.
Iron-Age release — Public launch of the STORE BetaNet with a network of up to 102 Validators and 32 Messagenodes. Bug fixes and security audits continue.
Staking auction — Prepare for the public launch of the STORE production network. Miners are elected with KYV process and staking auction winners will become dWorkers.
Discovery release — Public launch of the STORE production network with up to 137 Validators and 43 Messagenodes.