Utreexo: 're-thinking' how Bitcoin works to help it scale without a protocol change
July 29, 2020, 5:31PM EDT · 3 min read
- By storing a cryptographically secure representation of Bitcoin’s UTXO set, Utreexo aims to let Bitcoin users run a full node more efficiently.
- Now, its creators will work on adding its capabilities to a Bitcoin client called btcd.
Utreexo makes Bitcoin full nodes more efficient by storing a smaller, cryptographically secure representation of the unspent transaction output (UTXO) set.