Twitter Live AMA on NEAR Sharded Mainnet
w/ Bowen & Jane

by NEAR Protocol

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Go to official NEAR Twitter and open the Twitter Live Stream, which will start streaming at 5pm GMT. The Twitter Live Stream will be on the latest tweet.

About this event

Later this year, NEAR Protocol will introduce the Simple Nightshade update that enables a sharded mainnet. This change will improve the total TPS by 5-8x and potentially reduce the storage cost.

In addition to the sharding change, NEAR will work on decentralization of validators, by increasing the number of validators on mainnet. First, we will increase the number of block producers on mainnet to 100. Next, we will introduce chunk-only producers and likely bring the total number of validators significantly higher.

We will host a Validator AMA on Thursday, September 23rd at 5pm GMT / 1 pm EST to answer your questions about the upcoming sharding change, as well as touch on the upcoming roadmap of block producers and chunk-only producers onboarding.

Please register for the AMA here and we will see you then. Feel free to add any specific questions you have during registration.


Jane Wang, Product Manager of Node Experience @ NEAR Protocol

  • Jane supports validators in the NEAR Ecosystem and continuously improves their experience running NEAR nodes.

Bowen Wang, Engineering Manager @ NEAR Protocol

  • Bowen is an early member of the NEAR team. He currently leads protocol research and development at NEAR.

Ross Gates, Moderator, Growth @ NEAR Protocol

  • Ross is a high energy moderator, who will keep the conversation fast-paced and actionable.

About Near Protocol

NEAR is a proof of stake, ready-to-scale ecosystem focused on amazing user experience for dapp users and their developers.

Join the family where you can focus on your expertise, knowing help is NEAR.


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