XRP Ledger Gets Huge Efficiency Boost With New Version Release

RippleX has announced the release of version 1.7 of the XRP Ledger in a Feb. 24 blog post. The new implementation provides a significant boost to the software’s efficiency. On top of that, it makes the network more secure and decentralized.

The latest version reduces memory usage by a whopping 50 percent because of a slew of improvements that are partially attributed to Ripple CTO David Schwartz. Initially, Schwartz conducted a test of the new release back in December, revealing his findings on Twitter.

Now that that version 1.7 has been released, Schwartz says that the whole ecosystem will benefit:

Ultimately, v1.7 makes better use of available system resources. By boosting efficiency, the whole XRPL ecosystem benefits and can more easily operate the software to build directly on the Ledger.

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