Intro to Beam Sync

A step toward 100,000x speedup over Fast Sync on Ethereum Mainnet

Why work on sync?

Current Sync Options

Full Sync

“Fast” Sync

Others

How Fast is “Fast” Sync?

Beam Sync

Overview

Block Witness Size

Beam Sync Speedup

Beam Sync Lag

Beam Sync Pivot

Beam Sync on Trinity

Prototype Released

Remaining Work

What’s New Here?

Tilting at Crypto-windmills