Solana (blockchain platform) - Wikipedia
Solana is a public blockchain platform with smart contract functionality. Its native cryptocurrency is SOL.
"a potential long-term rival for Ethereum", citing superior transaction speeds and lower associated costs.
Solana achieves consensus using a proof-of-stake mechanism, as well as a "proof-of-history" mechanism which Solana's whitepaper claims improves scalability without sacrificing decentralization and security.
Solana can handle 710,000 transactions per second, which is faster than the Ethereum blockchain
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