Cardano (ADA) developer Input Output has announced the latest performance enhancements

Cardano developer Input Output has announced that the blockchain’s block size is on track to increase by 11% as part of its network optimization efforts.

The total block size will grow to 80 kilobytes (KB) from the current size of 72 kilobytes (KB). This means that Cardano’s blocks will be able to carry more transactions. With a growing number of projects launching on the mainnet, the blockchain has to process more traffic. Last month, blockchain load spiked to 90% due to increasing adoption, which highlights an urgent need for scaling up the network. As of Feb. 1, nearly all blocks remain full, with the average load remaining above 85%, according to data provided by  Cardano Blockchain Insights.

On top of that, Plutus memory limits would be raised to 14 million units per transaction from 12.5 million. As reported by U.Today, the previous increase took place in January.

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