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What is the scalability limit for POA Ethereum (number of nodes)?

Tried to find any benchmarks what is the maximum number of nodes for Ethereum PoA network. When does a network latency become crucial? Looking for any sources / empirical benchmarks.
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BigChaindb + Ethereum

In BigChaindb paper, it's mentioned that it's compatible with Ethereum and is complementary to Ethereum. But BigChaindb has has its own consensus. Question 1: How can BigChaindb work with Ethereum (...
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The blockchain trilemma

I understand that the generic blockchain faces a problem where it can choose to optimize between scalability, security and decentralization. I can see easily why scalability and decentralization are ...
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Interfaces and gas savings

Does it save gas to link to the bytecode of an interface? I tested this is solidity remix and using the interface to link bytecode instead of the full contract, didn't seem to reduce any gas costs for ...
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What are the drawbacks of layer 2?

The scalability trilemma states that a blockchain can only have two out the following three properties: decentralization, scalability, and security. Layer 2 protocols aim to make Ethereum more ...
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Best Method to Increase TPS on PoA Blockchain

In creating a PoA blockchain where a high TPS is needed, how will you define the genesis.json configuration? There will be sealer nodes on opposite ends of the globe with ~ 0.1-0.2 second latency. ...
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Returning large dynamic array

Is there a limit to the length of dynamic arrays that can be returned by Solidity?
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Is there a solution to fees scaling with the size of the network?

I just read the whitepaper's section on fees. I like the idea that presenting a reward can avert a tragedy of the commons because miners can roughly predict the cost to them to process the transaction ...
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Question about sharding

I'm reading the white paper, more specific about scaling. I'm stuck on the second strategy. Second and more importantly, however, we will include an intermediate state tree root in the ...
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Scalability of private chain with 0 block time

What could be some issues in scalability if a block time of 0 is set to a private ethereum blockchain? If I set it to zero, blocks will only be added to the blockchain every time there's a single ...
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Ethereum Contract Scalability (Single vs Multiple Contracts)

I am writing a token swap contract on Ethereum Blockchain to manage ERC 20 token swap in an exchange. The Questions is that in terms of scalability, which of the following two options would be better ...
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Is there any way to scale geth (or any client) API Layer to query a single node?

as title suggest, what I'm trying to do is to have multiple "app" that expose Json RPC endpoints, like get_balance, get_block / eth_getBlockByNumber / eth_getBlockByHash, so I need to read a full node,...