Soft fork

Par CoinGecko | Mis à jour le Mar 03, 2020
Due to the decentralized nature of peer-to-peer cryptocurrency netowork, any updates or changes must be agreed by all participating nodes. Such code changes in the blockchain occur via chain forks, whereby when the network virtually splits in 2, each following different sets of rules. A soft fork event refers to when a fork occurred but old nodes can still participate in the network.

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Termes connexes

Derivatives Market
A market for derivatives which are instruments such as futures or options whose value is derived from an underlying asset.
Public Blockchain
An open sourced blockchain where participation is public and permissionless
Proof of Work (PoW)
A consensus algorithm in which a block is validated via mathematical hashing
Hyperledger (Hyperledger Foundation)
Hyperledger is an open source collaborative effort to create blockchain technologies hosted by The Linux Foundation since 2016.
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