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TRON, the blockchain-based decentralized platform founded by Justin Sun, announced today that they have released a mandatory update called GreatVoyage-v4.6.0 (Socrates).

The latest update from TRON introduces important optimizations and updates, most notably the checkpoint mechanism of data storage and optimization of the storage structure of resource delegation relationship.

Let’s get to know more about the latest update from TRON.

What are the new features of GreatVoyage-v4.6.0 (Socrates)?

The core features added to this latest update from TRON are the optimization of the delegate relationship index structure which aims to optimize the account index storage structure of resource delegating, this also improves transaction execution performance and throughput.

There is also an added transaction memo fee proposal which will reduce the number of low-value transactions, and will be used for the improvement of the security and reliability of the TRON blockchain.

Other core features added are the optimized reward algorithm proposal which reduces the time-consuming of reward calculation and the upgraded checkpoint mechanism to v2 in the database module which is a proposed solution for an inconsistent TRON database when the system shut down unintentionally.

In addition to the mentioned core features added above, there is also optimization for the Kademlia algorithm for the network module and the block production priority between active and backup nodes.

Lastly, the other changes added to this update are the following:

  • Merge ArchiveManifest.jar into Toolkit.jar
  • Add Prometheus metrics for the network module
  • Add the — help command option
  • Optimize LiteFullNodeTool.jar

The GreatVoyage-4.6.0 update from TRON includes a lot of important upgrades and new features to the TRON network and this would be beneficial for the continued improvement of the TRON blockchain for every user.

What is TRON?

TRON is a blockchain-based decentralized platform founded by the former TRON CEO, Justin Sun in 2017 and it aims to create a free, global digital content entertainment system with distributed storage technology that allows easy and cost-effective sharing of digital content.

It has a native cryptocurrency called Tronix or TRX and the company is dedicated to building the infrastructure for a truly decentralized internet they have added blockchain support to different fields such as DeFi, NFT, and GameFi.

TRON and its TRC20 tokens are the authorized digital currency of the Commonwealth of Dominica.

For more news and updates, see Tron Spark.


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TRON: The GreatVoyage-4.6.0 Update Released