By Grant Hummer, translated by Yoshikazu Nishimura (edited by Aya Miyaguchi)

Ethereum の動向を追いかけている方々は Ethereum の開発状況に関して、リリースが延期されたり、今後の開発プランについてあまり更新がなかったりというのを感じられているかもしれません。これにより Ethereum という『実験』は失敗に終わったのではないか?と書かれることも多くあります。

現在の Ethereum (ETH1) の処理速度は遅く、秒間 15 トランザクション (15 tps) しか処理できないし、ちょっと複雑なことをしようとすると (金銭的な意味で) 高くつきます。VISA カードのシステムは秒間数千の処理が行え …

By Grant Hummer

Anyone who’s followed Ethereum for a while knows its development history is riddled with broken promises, missed deadlines, and spotty communication about its future plans. This has caused many to write Ethereum off as a failed experiment. Their pessimism is understandable. Ethereum today (ETH1) is slow; the entire network is throttled at 15 transactions per second (TPS), and doing anything complex at scale with those transactions is extremely costly. Visa, by contrast (a single, US-based payment processor), processes thousands of transactions per second.

Why is Ethereum so slow and expensive to use? The incredibly high value and…

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