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Enecuum Code Review of the Blockchain Of Tomorrow


One MILLION transactions per second! Directed Acyclic Hypergraph! PoS PoA PoW! Yeah, this is starting to sound like an episode of Star Trek, not the Enecuum Code Review I’m supposed to do here, but they really up the hyperbole on this one.

What is this “blockchain of tomorrow?”

“Enecuum is an innovate decentralized platform for integrating blockchain into business processes”



The decentralization trilemma states, you can choose any 2 of decentralized, secure, and fast. So from the above picture, which one was sacrificed?



Very busy GitHub, Node looks the most active, so let’s jump in.



configs and app are just outlines, let’s jump into source.



Sharding and PoA look interesting.

Not much happening in Boot, or CLI



Lightclient, blockchain 101 kind of stuff.



Same with Node, good amount of code and effort, but just 101 stuff.



FileDB, storing data directly in file on disk, not seeing a data store here.

PoA was just networking bits. Let’s jump into the bit i’m really interested in!



Not sharding as a scaling solution, sharding as a data solution, my mistake.

Not seeing anything new here, or anything that isn’t being done by others, the big lure;



But that’s really just a gimmick, PoW is still doing the real work, PoA is just a mechanic to reward minerless mining.



Started very recently.

Enecuum Code Review Conclusion:

Ok amount of code, a bit of work has gone into this, but just nothing wow and very blockchain 101. It’s just standard code without anything exciting.


Disclaimer: Crypto Briefing code reviews are performed by auditing what is on display in the master branch of the repo’s made available. This was performed as an educational review and any comments in the article are the opinion of the writer. It is normal for code to change rapidly, hence we timestamp our code reviews so that they present a snapshot at a moment in time. Information contained herein should not be used as any comment or advice on the project as a whole.

Enecuum Code Review Timestamp: May 24th, 2018 at 20:47 GMT



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Andre Cronje
Andre Cronje
Andre is a software architect with 20 years of development experience. After completing his 3 year computer science course in 5 months he was asked to stay on as a lecturer. He moved into telecoms developing big data, high transactional infrastructure, before delving into mobile security and cryptography. His last five years have been spent building bespoke FinTech solutions and leveraging blockchain technology to provide cost-reducing financial products to the unbanked sector in Africa.


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