How Layer 2 Scaling Improves Ethereum

What is Layer 2 Ethereum Scaling?

How Top ETH Layer 2 Solutions Work

  1. An L2 sidechain processes a series of transactions.
  2. These microtransactions are grouped into a single rollup block.
  3. The L2 sidechain sends the rollup block to the Layer 1 crypto network at once.
  4. The transaction fee for the rollup block is split between the participants.

Disadvantages of Ethereum Scaling Solutions

No Interoperability

Security Concerns

The Best Layer 2 Ethereum Projects

Polygon Network

Optimism

Arbitrum

Layer 1 vs. Layer 2

Final Word

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