Erlay: An awesome performance improvement to the Bitcoin network

Sam Wouters
Jun 15 · 7 min read
Estimation of how Erlay will impact Bitcoin

How broadcasting a transaction works today

Bob knows there is no way for Alice to steal his money when using her node.

The “What are UTXOs” explainer

How broadcasting a transaction works with Erlay

Bob’s peers in green, their peers in cyan.

Advantages and disadvantages

The “But what if” box

So when can we see Erlay being included in Bitcoin software?

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