Harmony as Interoperable Layer-2 for Ethereum

A Technical Deep Dive

Ganesha Upadhyaya
Feb 5 · 7 min read

TL;DR

Layer 2 2x2 Matrix, source

How does Harmony with its gas-efficient interoperable bridge compares to existing Layer 2s?

Where does Harmony win, in comparison to Layer 2s?

Generic computation (in comparison to zk rollups)

Faster settlements with shorter wait times for withdrawals (in comparison to optimistic rollups)

Gas-efficient interoperability

About Gas Efficiency of Harmony Light Client

Verification in Harmony light client

Where can things go wrong?

Data availability problem

Final thought

Harmony

To scale trust for billions of people and create a…

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