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The New Radix Economics – a primer

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The Old Radix Economics – a retrospective

The newest version of the Radix Economics is now out! Download a copy here. You Spoke, We Listened Our newest version of the Radix Economics is much, much simpler than the previous version. While we still believe that a decentralised stable store of value for the world is incredibly important, we listened carefully to your […]

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Moving Past Smart Contracts: Natively Composable DLT with Radix

In our last post, we described how the Radix Engine, as part of the Radix technology stack, provides breakthrough buildability by taking an “asset-oriented” approach to DLT development, rather than today’s typical smart contracts. This approach is not just easier – but improves the quality of the result. An excellent example of this is in […]

A highly-tuned engine

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Radix Engine: A Simple, Secure Smart Contract Alternative

As we discussed in a previous post, Radix is made of two layers: the Radix Engine and the Radix Ledger. The Radix Engine is the application layer for Radix – the part that developers directly interact with. While similar in concept to the virtual machine provided by smart contract platforms like Ethereum or Hyperledger, the […]

Geometric Integration Diagram

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Radix Engine and Ledger: The Road to Adoption

As we approach our open source release of the Radix Engine, it seemed a good time to put all of this in to context. How do all these technology pieces relate? How do they help developers build applications? How does this get us to the Radix vision of offering anyone anywhere friction-free access to the […]

Radix road ahead

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Radix Q4 2019 Update

In the last two years we have worked with everyone from startups to banks to space-agencies to governments; helping them understand how to build and deploy scalable Decentralised Ledger Technology (DLT). For many applications, Radix is the only truly scalable choice. This work has sat right at the core of what we do – helping […]

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Radflix: Building A Movie Streaming Service on Radix

Hackathon #2 Overview During our second internal Hackathon, we decided to model and build a simple movie streaming service where you can actually own and trade the movies that you acquire. Our 2-member team (Edgars and me) had one day to build the Radflix movie service from scratch, but thanks to our client libraries and […]

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Scaling DLT to over 1M TPS on Google Cloud

Radix achieves a record-breaking 1.4 million financial transactions per second using just $700 of Google Cloud infrastructure. The test, which replayed 10 years of Bitcoin transactions history in less than an hour, was done on 1,187 Google servers, spread across 17 countries. To put this result into context, it’s almost 17x greater than the maximum […]

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Podium – A Decentralized Social Network built on Radix

Last year, in Lithuania, Radix conducted their first Hackathon at Pillar Project’s Unconference. Out of the many innovative projects built during the Hackathon, one that had a particular mass-market application was Podium – a decentralized social network that is built to take advantage of Radix’s unprecedented scalability and end the toxicity prevalent on social media […]

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Part 2: How We Actually Built The Scalability Test

This is the second part of a two-part series on how we built and deployed a test that pushed the entire transaction history of Bitcoin across the Radix ledger in less than 15 minutes. Part 1: A primer on the test and Radix (non-technical) The Code We decided to put the 1M TPS test code […]