Long term developments for Dash

An Official Dash RoadMap has been implemented together with its next scaling phase termed ‘Evolution’.

Dash Evolution promises to be the first user-friendly and scalable digital currency platform suitable for mass adoption.

Evolution will be launched in three stages. Each release will increase the processing power, ease of use, feature set, and scalability of the network.

With works in the progress and the launch of ‘Evolution’ mid June 2018, here’s the roadmap:

DashPay Wallet Alpha (September 2017)

  • Dash version of CoPay, pre-Evolution functions, on test-net
  • Will lead to full Evolution wallet (not merely a web wallet)
  • DashCore 12.2 Release (September 2017)
  • 2MB block size increase, activation in November 2017
  • 2MB / 5MB block research documentation
  • Launch of a read-only/view-only portal for project documentation which will be open to the entire community (to ensure transparency)
  • Launch a read-only/view-only portal to view current tickets, projects the teams are working on

DashPay Evolution Wallet Testnet Release (November 2017)

  • User signup and friending process (Signup procedure for Evolution on testnet // reservation testnet)
  • Basic support for purchase agreements
  • Evolution Account Management (Create, Review, Update, Delete)
  • DAPI testnet release

DashCore 12.3 Release (December 2017)

  • HD wallets, rehaul of networking code, etc (other Trac items)
  • Evolution Alpha Release to Partners (testnet, December 2017)
  • Integration partner testing
  • Merchant and app testing
  • API & SDK testing
  • Multi-stage escrow transactions
  • Support for user/merchant ratings via maintenance quorums

DashPay Evolution Wallet Livenet Release (February 2018)

  • Signup and Friending Process Evolution on Livenet
  • Evolution Account Management on LiveNet
  • DAPI Livenet Release

Evolution v1 – Mainnet (June 2018)

  • Public DashPay, DAPI, DashDrive, DashCore v13.0 release
  • Fourth Hiring Wave – Full-time developers
  • 500K daily-users supported 22
  • Ethernet networking requirement 15
  • 1TB HDD / 128GB SSD Req 8 9
  • 64TX/SEC && 5.33MB blocks 16 20 21
  • Quorum-based DAPI implementation 4
  • Proof of service / Proof of blockchain
  • Governance object support for users, groups, accounts
  • Email-based invitation system 2
  • State transitions 6
  • Encryption of object data
  • Offices in Arizona, Europe (CORE), and Asia (Dash SW)
  • Age-based quorums 13
  • Friending system / Semaphore-based approval system 7
  • IPFS DashDrive implementation / Limited sharding ability
  • Official user-friendly Wallet
  • Masternode blocks 11

Evolution v2 (TBD)

  • Fifth Hiring Wave – Full-time developers
  • 5M daily-users supported
  • 2TB HDD / 256GB SSD / 16/32 Xeon processor
  • 128TX/SEC && 10.67MB blocks 17
  • GB Ethernet-handoff / Co-located level networking requirement
  • Ability to move money between public and private accounts 5
  • DashDrive v2 3
  • Governance objects for multi-user accounts (multisig)
  • Masternode redundancy planning 26
  • Third-party add-ons for customer DAPI objects / wallet schema versioning
  • Automatic form filling for delivery addresses using encrypted blobs
  • External storage support to offload blob storage for payment request history and other information
  • Fiat / Credit card support from within wallet, seamless design 27
  • Unofficial Evolution wallets with custom features 23
  • Evolution marketplace / Add-ons / Rating system 25
  • Hardened entropy-based wallet seeding system 18
  • Collateralized mining 12

Evolution v3 (TBD)

  • Sixth Hiring Wave – Full-time developers
  • 50M daily-users supported
  • 10 GB Ethernet-handoff / Co-located networking requirement
  • 256TX/SEC && 21.34MB blocks 17
  • DashDrive sharding / 4TB HD / 512GB SSD
  • GPU based block accelerator
  • Masternode shares via governance objects
  • Group-based masternode shares program 1
  • Group-based voting system for picking / dropping hosting providers on group owned masternode
  • Group-based voting for network proposals

TBD

  • Custom ULBA hardware, PCI-EX or high-speed USB 3.0 14
  • Complete end-to-end open source masternode hardware / with custom silicon for processing high volumes of payments and other information. Important for maintaining exploit free hardware systems.
  • Fully open source / ahead-of-curve solutions for ASIC creation, allowing fair distribution and removing proprietary individual investment which creates imbalances in mining hardware 19
  • v16 – 42.68MB 512TX/S
  • v17 – 85.36MB 1024TX/S
  • v18 – 170.72MB 2048TX/S
  • v19 – 341.45MB 4096TX/S

In addition to the roadmap, a new team, called Dash Labs from Hong Kong has been created. This team will be the scientific arm of the project, focusing on research and the development of custom hardware.

Dash Labs will be responsible for the research and development of custom, open-source hardware, including specialized chips for accelerated processing of blocks.

We’ve seen how difficult it is for a blockchain to scale, especially when adoption is growing so fast. Both Bitcoin and Ethereum are having serious slow-downs when they approach 300,000 transactions per day according to Freer.

 

Dash now trading on South African cryptocurrency exchange

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Launched in 2015, the South African exchange allows trades for Bitcoin , Litecoin , Ethereum , Namecoin, Ripple and its latest additions Dash and Zcash.

The exchange link: https://www.altcointrader.co.za/

 

 

 

Source of information: dashforcenews,

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