Node version 0.9.24 is the current release - second update post-mainnet - Housekeeping changes and meeting requirements of potential exchanges RNode-0.9.24 release plan
Testnet is currently running rnode version 0.9.24
Mainnet is running RNode-0.9.23.
Sprint 49 in progress
Main Focus: hardening the mainnet, improve performance, make usability improvements.
Release 0.9.24 details - mostly housekeeping changes and meeting API requirements of potential exchanges
https://github.com/rchain/rchain/pull/2911 Setting default value for CLI options is a bad idea, as they overwrite values set in config file. This PR removes those. We're moving towards having config files for each network versioned, to enable standardized and quick restarts.
https://github.com/rchain/rchain/pull/2910 Currerntly, during genesis ceremony Ceremony master repeatedly broadcasts candidate block to all known peers. Each of this block triggers new validation routine on peers, even if that block is already being validated. This PR introduces check for duplicate.
Configuration changes to make node deployments easier and cleaner - nutzipper to demo next week
Improvements to last finalized state initial draft PR issued https://github.com/rchain/rchain/pull/2913 but quite a bit of work involved still. The PR and the branch are structured so that multiple people can collaborate/ work on different parts of the feature at the same time.
Improve merging in system deploys
Improve multi-parent Casper enablement
Implement sharding capabilities
Improve logging to be able to learn what API calls are being used, so they can be related to resource use and performance etc
Finish API changes / improvements requested by exchanges and CoinMarketCap. This is done but more exchanges want to come online. We are taking in their requirements and adding to backlog. Expect this to stabilize after we get the next few exchanges on board.
Rholang 1.1 to improve syntax and user experience / learning curve
Highlights of Changes included in RNode-0.9.23 release
Improve message propagation https://github.com/rchain/rchain/pull/2902 (a) Lower system load by discarding duplicate messages and (b) reduce GRPC message stream bloat by enabling parallelism (c) Put block into blockstore before block processing lock prompted by
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