[bitcoin-dev] Scaling by Partitioning

Bryan Bishop kanzure at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 16:45:32 UTC 2015


On Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 10:27 AM, Akiva Lichtner via bitcoin-dev
<bitcoin-dev at lists.linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> and miners would have to round-robin through partitions

At first glance this proposal seems most similar to the sharding proposals:

http://diyhpl.us/wiki/transcripts/scalingbitcoin/sharding-the-blockchain/
https://github.com/vbuterin/scalability_paper/blob/master/scalability.pdf
https://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/3u1m36/why_arent_we_as_a_community_talking_about/cxbamhn
http://eprint.iacr.org/2015/1168.pdf (committee approach)

> but clients would have to send more than one message in order to spend money

Offloading work to the client for spends has in the past been a
well-received concept, such as the linearized coin history idea.

- Bryan
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