DAG : A Buzz or Breakthrough?
DAG: A Buzz or Breakthrough?Think of #blockchain as a staircase and DAG as a tree.Blockchain is a breakthrough technology.And if you’re reading this, chances are you are invested in a blockchain ledger already through cryptocurrencies. But you may have also heard that there is a new kid on the block in terms of decentralised database technology — DAG (directed acyclic graphs).Is this “third-generation blockchain” a buzzword or a breakthrough? And should you have a DAG in your portfolio?Let’s understand and compare the technical side. Don’t worry, I thought this over and made it easy to understand for everyone.Think of blockchain as a staircase and DAG as a tree.Although often mistakenly placed under the same umbrella with “blockchain technology”, DAG isn’t technically similar to blockchain at (...)