August 25, 2021, 3:57AM EDT
• 14 min read

Under the hood of StarkWare

Quick Take

  • There are various rollups technologies, each with their own trade-offs
  • StarkWare is focused on building ZK Rollups with minimal trust assumptions and the leanest cryptographic assumptions
  • StarkWare has two main products: StarkEx, a deployable tool and StarkNet, an Ethereum-like L2 environment
  • Both products are powered by Cairo, a new programming language that optimizes for the generation of validity proofs
  • There are applications that utilize StarkWare solutions and they have been seeing increased adoption over the last 6 months

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