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Minor Blockchain Release: Performance and Snapshot Update

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The team has a new minor release tagged 2021.03.26.0 which contains a regular maintenance update with an improvement to the performance of distributed key generation used in consensus and a snapshot bump.

dkg#35 DKG Performance Improvement

We identified an improvement to the distributed key generation protocol used by Consensus Group that has been working well on the Testnet and are prepared to port it to Mainnet.

Bump Snapshot

We have updated the snapshot block to 776161 to allow newly onboarded hotspots to sync faster to the current blockchain head block.


We have been beta testing 2021.03.26.0 since March 26th, 2021 12:00 PM PT. Current ETA for GA is 3:00 PM PT, March 26th, 2021.