Amazon Managed Blockchain at Last Supports Ethereum, Ending a Two-Year Tease – CoinDesk
“With Amazon Managed Blockchain, customers get secure networking, encryption at rest and transport, secure access to the network via standard open-source Ethereum APIs, fast and reliable syncs to the Ethereum blockchain, and durable elastic storage for ledger data,” the blog posts add.
There are over 8,300 Ethereum nodes currently on the Ethereum network, according to Etherscan. Nodes keep consensus on the ledger, check transactions, and protect the network against hostile actors. A higher number of geographically and systematically separate nodes is generally considered healthy for the network.
“It’s an incredible signal for the value of Ethereum in modern applications to have a big player like AWS get serious about tooling,” Infura head of product Mike Godsey said a message to CoinDesk after publication. “This will inevitably expand the developer base using this technology and that is great for the whole ecosystem.”
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