The European Union, acting on its two-year-old vision for a European blockchain services network (EBSI), has unveiled the minimum technical requirements for nodes participating in its bloc-wide testnet.
- Member states can stage their nodes physically or virtually, so long as the composite hosts maintain internet connectivity and meet CEF Digital's network, security and hardware specifications – roughly equivalent to a PC gamer’s computer tower.
- ESBI’s limited v1.0 release – it won’t actually use nodes’ two protocol-specific hosts – “is intended to act as a first iteration” of the blockchain network’s code base in advance of production-ready v2.0, the specs sheet said.
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