Optimistic Rollups: the present and future of Ethereum scaling

Offchain Labs Dec 17 · 14 min read We’re hearing a lot of talk about how ZK rollups are supposedly the future of general smart contract systems. We disagree — and this post explains why. It draws on the practical lessons we have learned from running an open, secure, EVM-compatible L2 chain with hundreds of … Read more

Arbitrum Rollup Testnet: full-featured and open to all

Offchain Labs Oct 14, 2020 · 3 min read Arbitrum Rollup is the first and only fully featured EVM-compatible Optimistic Rollup with a testnet that’s open to all. We at Offchain Labs are excited to announce a brand new Arbitrum Rollup testnet on Ethereum’s Kovan test network. This is an open testnet allowing anyone — … Read more