Real-Time TPS

Solana TPS is 107X more than Algorand TPS

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835 tx/s
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7.78 tx/s

Max Recorded TPS

Solana max TPS is 1.26X more than Algorand max TPS

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7,229 tx/s
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5,716 tx/s

Max Theoretical TPS

Solana max theoretical TPS is 6.93X more than Algorand max theoretical TPS

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65,000 tx/s
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9,384 tx/s

Block Time

Solana block time is 84.14% less than Algorand block time

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Solana finality is 100% more than Algorand finality

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Solana and Algorand are both layer 1 blockchains

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Layer 1 blockchain
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Layer 1 blockchain

Governance Model

Solana off-chain governance is worse than Algorand on-chain governance

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Launch Date

Solana was launched 9 months after Algorand

Mar 16, 2020
Jun 12, 2019

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About Blockchains

What is Solana?

Solana stands out as a high-performance blockchain, celebrated for its scalability, speed, and minimal transaction expenses. Featuring a distinctive consensus mechanism dubbed Proof of History (PoH), Solana achieves remarkable scalability and efficiency. Tailored to accommodate dApps, it excels in processing a vast number of transactions swiftly, thereby slashing processing durations and fees. These attributes make it a compelling platform for developers within the cryptocurrency realm.

What is Algorand?

Algorand emerges as a blockchain platform committed to fostering transparency and enabling the growth of decentralized projects and applications. Operating as a public, decentralized blockchain, it leverages a Pure Proof-of-Stake (PPoS) consensus mechanism to uphold network security, efficiency, and decentralization. Powered by the Algorand Consensus Algorithm, the network employs a combination of cryptographic techniques and random selection to attain consensus, effectively addressing the constraints of traditional consensus mechanisms.

Blockchains Socials

Solana Socials

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