- Justin Bons analyzes Cardano’s L1 scaling strategy with “Input Endorsers.”
- He predicts ADA’s TPS to reach 1-2k and compares it to AVAX.
- He advocated for more substantial monolithic scaling and community engagement.
In a recent tweet, Justin Bons, a prominent critic of altcoin architecture, shared his view on Cardano‘s scaling efforts, particularly focusing on their layer-one scaling approach with “Input Endorsers.”
Bons predicted that the endeavor could grant ADA a transaction processing speed (TPS) ranging between 1,000 and 2,000 transactions per second (TPS). However, he expressed reservations about whether the initiative would be sufficient for Cardano to compete effectively with similar blockchains.
Specifically, Bons stressed the need for Cardano to prioritize further scaling at the layer-one section rather than relying extensively on layer-2 solutions such as Hydra and sidechains. Moreover, he underlined that Input Endorsers represent the primary layer-one scaling method on Cardano’s roadmap.
He drew parallels with Avalanche (AVAX) pre-consensus technology, noting that they share a similar underlying concept. Bons highlighted that the core idea behind Input Endorsers involves the creation of a communication protocol that allows transactions to be endorsed before their official inclusion in a block.
Furthermore, he mentioned that the approach enables parallelization and asynchronous transaction processing while maintaining non-deterministic block production. Consequently, Bons suggested that even with Input Endorsers, Cardano’s TPS would likely not surpass the 1,000 to 2,000 range, which aligns with AVAX’s C-Chain capabilities, as they both employ a similar technique.
Meanwhile, Bons noted that Input Endorsers represent a positive development in Cardano’s journey but voiced concerns regarding its long-term scalability. He reiterated his advocacy for monolithic scaling, a viewpoint he has previously championed for AVAX.
Also, Bons expressed his commitment to applying a consistent analytical lens to all blockchain networks. He encouraged the community to provide input to his critique, noting that researchers possess more profound expertise than himself.
“I am trying to engage with the community in a friendly manner, as I am also here to learn,” the critic remarked.