Possibility of Quantum Computing significantly speeding up transactions per second (TPS) / transaction rate for blockchain consensus algorithm?

For example, Shor Algorithm, the most complex quantum algorithm known to date, has ‘exponential’ speed-up over classical algorithms.

Can distributed consensus algorithms of today be speed up to scale blockchain transaction rate to an unprecendented speed?

Nathan Aw


There's a lot of things that could be sped up with quantum computing however it's not feasible with the current technology to do a lot of these things, I imagine transaction processing would be one of the things that would greatly benefit from quantum computing when the technology is more mature

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