Polygon-Avail

What is Polygon-Avail
Avail aims to facilitate a complete change in how we approach the design of blockchain systems. Avail enables modular chain design where various execution e...
Mon, 6 Jun, 2022 at 3:21 PM
How to generate a new account?
Head over to our explorer https://devnet-avail.polygon.technology/ Go to the Account -> Accounts section Click on Add Account and follow the step...
Mon, 6 Jun, 2022 at 5:55 PM
How to get Avail Testnet tokens?
Head over to our faucet https://faucet.polygon.technology/ Select DA (Test Token) and DA Network as token and network respectively. Paste your account ...
Mon, 6 Jun, 2022 at 5:57 PM
How to submit a new transaction?
On the explorer, go to Developer -> Extrinsics Select your newly created account. On the extrinsic dropdown, select dataAvailability. Select t...
Mon, 6 Jun, 2022 at 6:00 PM
How to get guarantees that the data behind the transaction is available?
We have abstracted out the gory details of verifying data availability and hosted a light client for your use. Just click on the block number against your d...
Mon, 6 Jun, 2022 at 6:02 PM
What are light clients anyways? What is a popular use case of a light client? Who uses a pure light-client in any practical application?
We refer to any node which needs not to invest many resources to be part of the system as a light client. In practice, Ethereum nodes are light clients on m...
Mon, 6 Jun, 2022 at 5:52 PM
The consensus already assumes 2/3 honest validators. Why do we need to use redundancy and go through so much trouble in block generation? Isn't DA guarantee already inherent to the consensus protocol?
We want to ensure that minimum trust is needed on the DA layer. For the consensus, we assume the super-majority of validators to remain honest and make sure...
Mon, 6 Jun, 2022 at 6:03 PM
Why are we keeping so much extra data inside a block? Isn't it a waste of space?
Redundancy of data is extremely important to give data availability guarantees. Suppose we have 4 data chunks. If the block producer wants to hide a particu...
Mon, 6 Jun, 2022 at 6:04 PM
What are Kate commitments? Why are we suddenly using them here?
Kate commitments, introduced by Aniket Kate, Gregory M. Zaverucha, and Ian Goldberg in 2010, provided a way to commit to polynomials in a succinct manner. R...
Mon, 6 Jun, 2022 at 6:06 PM