October 29, 2021, 5:06PM EDT
• 12 min read

Streamlining blockchain data access

Quick Take

  • For Web3 to take shape and take off, it is vital to have reliable blockchain infrastructure in place to bring blockchain data to apps
  • In a cross-chain future, we should have solutions to efficiently access and use blockchain data, conveniently access data across multiple blockchains, and decentralize these processes
  • Here, we describe how two decentralized network protocols — The Graph and Pocket Network — are addressing these challenges
  • We compare these protocols to centralized blockchain infrastructure providers like Infura and Alchemy to highlight their respective strengths and weaknesses

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