Real-Time TPS

Aeternity TPS is 1.37X more than Polkadot TPS

0.19 tx/s
0.14 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS

Aeternity max TPS is 91.69% less than Polkadot max TPS

9.29 tx/s
112 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS

Aeternity max theoretical TPS is 11.15% less than Polkadot max theoretical TPS

1,333 tx/s
1,500 tx/s

Block Time

Aeternity block time is 33X more than Polkadot block time

3m 17s

Time to Finality (TTF)

Aeternity TTF is 12X more than Polkadot TTF

12m 4s


Aeternity and Polkadot are both layer 1 blockchains

Layer 1 blockchain
Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model

The governance types of Aeternity and Polkadot are both on-chain


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About Blockchains

What is Aeternity?

Engineered to scale and last, æternity is an easily accessible blockchain platform for the global public. With numerous innovative functionalities and performance far ahead of earlier blockchains, æternity allows its users and community to seamlessly venture into the new era of society, economy, and digital interactions.

What is Polkadot?

Polkadot stands out among other blockchain projects for its focus on enhancing the foundational infrastructure of dApps. It aims to enable interoperability between blockchain ecosystems, facilitating seamless communication without intermediaries. Functioning as a "network of networks," Polkadot utilizes parachains — specialized blockchains with unique functionalities and tokens — to enable interaction between diverse blockchain architectures. Powered by the nominated proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus algorithm and drawing inspiration from the Ouroboros protocol, Polkadot offers a robust framework for building interconnected and scalable decentralized systems.

Blockchains Socials

Aeternity Socials

Polkadot Socials