- Kiln🧱🔥 is up, check it out
- #TestingTheMerge is in full swing. Do your half, become involved!
Kiln🧱🔥 is up, test it out
One week in the past, the Kiln🧱🔥 testnet went by way of the Merge transition to evolve from a PoW testnet to a totally purposeful PoS testnet.
If you happen to run validators on Mainnet, now’s the time to check your post-merge setups. Soar into the Kiln landing page and dig in.
Significantly. It is time.
#TestingTheMerge is in full swing. Become involved!
The transition from PoW to PoS on Kiln was not with out concern. As a result of an encoding error, Prysm was producing invalid blocks, whereas among the execution purchasers had different errors associated to sync in the course of the transition.
Though purchasers at the moment are characteristic full and nearing production-readiness, minor software program bugs are nonetheless popping up right here and there. Whereas these are usually not elementary points with the core specs and analysis, this factors to one thing we have been saying for fairly a very long time — safety and testing would be the lengthy tail defining the last word Merge launch date.
To this finish, shopper groups, safety researchers, and testers are doubling down on testing on all fronts for the following 4+ weeks in preparation for upgrading the general public testnets. These efforts embody hive testing, Kurtosis testnet builds, Antithesis protection guided community fuzzing, shadow-forking Goerli and Mainnet, guide code evaluation, fuzzing throughout the stack, enhancing consensus assessments, and extra!
On the fuzzing entrance, we need to give an enormous shout-out to Blockdaemon for offering the Merge testing effort with $900k in IBM Cloud credit! Fuzzing is all about throwing extra sources on the downside than your adversary, so with these credit we’re assured that we will shake out all of the bugs there are to seek out. Thanks 🙏
The #TestingTheMerge effort is in full drive. Whether or not or not it’s working a validator on Kiln, testing your developer workflow, writing a tutorial, bettering documentation, or creating a brand new unique fuzzer, each👏final👏bit👏counts👏!
That is the biggest blockchain improve ever. Interval. So do your half to make it successful — be a part of us within the Eth R&D Discord within the Merge #testing channel 🚀