# Blockchain State Channel Optimizations

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This 2020.08.12.0 release addresses some of the concerns regarding the opening/closing of state channels responsible for packet transfer. Essentially it allows the router to maintain state channels better as we have introduced proper rollover of the channels on DC exhaustion.

Lastly, we removed a lot of extraneous logging which should improve performance on the Hotspots.

### Plan​

We will beta 2020.08.12.0 this evening around 5PM PST and release it to GA on an accelerated schedule.