August 5, 2021

Bison Trails launches Global Blockchain Sync to enhance node operations, reduce lag times

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Bison Trails, a leading blockchain infrastructure company, has launched a new protocol that allows customers to scale their node operations without the lag times that normally accompany such functions.

Beginning Tuesday, Global Blockchain Synch, or GBS, will allow Bison Trails customers to address the lag times associated with launching a new node operation. The company has claimed this will significantly reduce downtime risk, slashing penalties and costs while at the same time boosting scale and optimized participation.

Joe Lallouz, Bison Trails’ CEO, explained the problem:

“A significant pain point when launching new nodes is the time it takes for them to catch up to the rest of the network before they can begin performing useful work. Newly launched nodes must sync from the genesis block, which can take hours to months to be fully synced.”

GBS was designed to “allow customers to dynamically scale their infrastructure in response to demand, while reducing operational costs,” he said.

The new service supports several leading blockchain protocols, including Polkadot, Kusama, Ethereum, Cosmos and EOS. For platforms like Polkadot, GBS allows new validators toTitle: Bison Trails launches Global Blockchain Sync to enhance node operations, reduce lag times
Sourced From: cointelegraph.com/news/bison-trails-launches-global-blockchain-sync-to-enhance-node-operations-reduce-lag-times
Published Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 14:00:00 +0000