Polygon Avail’s Ability to Scale: What We Can Improve Next

The Polygon Avail Testnet is now live. As users begin incorporating Avail into their chain designs, a question that often comes up is, “How many transactions can Avail process?” This is Part Two in a three-part series of articles that will address Polygon Avail’s current performance, as well as its ability to scale in the … Read more

Polygon Avail’s Ability to Scale: Where We Stand Today

The Polygon Avail Testnet is now live. As users begin incorporating Avail into their chain designs, a question that often comes up is, “How many transactions can Avail process?” This is the first in a series of articles that will address Polygon Avail’s current performance, as well as its ability to scale in the near … Read more

From Rollup to Validium With Polygon Avail

Rollups scale Ethereum by providing a separate layer where transactions can be executed. But they still rely on the mainnet to store transaction data, which is costly and eats up valuable blockspace. Polygon Avail is a modular data availability blockchain that solves this problem by taking the data off chain, helping bring the vision of … Read more

Understanding Polygon Avail & Modular Blockchains Through Metaphors

Polygon Avail is a modular data availability blockchain. For most people, that’s not much of an explanation. Below are a few clear metaphors for understanding modular blockchains, one of the most important concepts in the Web3 space. The metaphors mostly describe one potential use case for Avail – the Validium solution for Layer 2s. Future … Read more

Polygon Avail: Unlocking the Modular Blockchain Future

Blockchain architecture needs to evolve with the times. Whether people are coordinating in DAOs, executing complex contracts in DeFi, or investing through gaming with GameFi, the demand placed on today’s monolithic blockchains is increasing exponentially. The challenge is scalability.  Monolithic chains are feeling the symptoms of their success: blockspace is coveted and expensive, and it’s … Read more