The Street to Altair Version 🛣⭐️
Pyrmont forks, testing in progress
Pyrmont – a big public testnet – upgraded final week, following a sequence of small however very helpful Altair Devnets. The transition to Altair went off and not using a hitch, setting the stage for the subsequent wave of testing and upgrades.
This week, Pyrmont is being put by way of the ringer as we run a number of check situation However quickly to be deprecated testnet. Do not panic! On the time of writing, Pyrmont already has 482 epochs with out finality, with a overwhelming majority of validators having gone offline for a couple of days. Such assessments assist spot nook circumstances within the consensus code in addition to uncover buyer points in dealing with the load below distinctive situations.
With Pyrmont being upgraded, Prater – a big and long-standing testnet – is subsequent. The shopper groups have agreed to an improve date of two September (12:00 midday UTC). View the total configuration for the Altair Prater community Right here,
Hold your eyes open for shopper releases that embody the Prater fork configuration. These ought to go down subsequent week and let you improve your testnet nodes in preparation for the fork subsequent Thursday.
After the prater improve, it is a good time to instigate varied operations on the community – get out a validator, hack your self – take pleasure in!
Mainnet Altair when?
Though there may be nonetheless quite a bit to do between right here and there, the Altair mainnet fork is coming alongside quick. Assuming Pyrmont’s comparatively uneventful testing and a profitable Prater improve, the shopper groups are concentrating on a late September Altair mainnet launch.