October 25, 2019, 6:38PM EDT
• 11 min read

Optimistic Rollup explained

Quick Take

  • The latest breakthrough in Layer 2 architecture comes in the form of Optimistic Rollup (OR) but for now, OR is merely a proof of concept
  • Plasma Group hopes to have their specification formally verified before the contracts are deployed to mainnet
  • The introduction of BLS signatures will help scale Optimistic Rollup to an expected 2,000 tx’s per second while throughput will scale linearly with Eth 2.0 shards

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