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Emin Gün Sirer says the AVA blockchain will scale better than Ethereum 2.0. Others say the problem is more complicated

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  • Emin Gün Sirer says AVA’s approach to node communication will help it scale better than ETH 2.0
  • AVA sported high transaction speeds on its recently launched testnet
  • Others, including ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin, say achieving true scalability in a decentralized network is complicated
In the race to build a next-generation smart contract platform, Cornell computer science professor Emin Gün Sirer is convinced that the protocol his startup AVA Labs is developing has an edge – at least when it comes to the complicated technical challenge of blockchain scaling.

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