# Blockchain Memory Usage and State Channel Improvements

This 2020.08.14.1 release addresses some excessive memory use that is causing issues as the network grows. Additionally, we have identified several improvements that should help with performance and with the reliability of state channels.

### Contents​

• Memory use improvements: PRs:
• State channel improvements: PR:
• Performance improvements: PRs:

### Plan​

We have been betaing 2020.08.14.1 since late last night on the 14th PST. We will release it to GA around 10:30 am PST.