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Hydra Team Update

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Sebastian Nagel

High-level summary

This week, the Hydra team achieved a number of milestones, including the release of the first mainnet compatible version. Besides this they also addressed inconsistencies in rollback handling, added an architecture page to the website, reducing the size of logs using event IDs. They also had productive discussions with researchers on plans for incremental commits/decommits and had a whiteboard session on DeFi and lending protocols. The goals for next week include completing the validation of the timed transactions feature, exploring stateless observation, refining the Hydra explorer ticket, writing ops instructions and troubleshooting, and implementing the first end-to-end journey for external commits.

What did the team achieve this week

  • Released first mainnnet compatible version 0.10.0
  • Addressed inconsist handling of rollbacks #784
  • Added architecture page and fixed haddock links on our website #838
  • Opened a new hydra head on mainnet
  • Talked with researchers on initial plan for incremental commits/decommits
  • Had a Whiteboard session on DeFi and lending protocols
  • Reduced size of logs using event ids #859
  • Published the monthly report for April

What are the goals of next week

  • Complete validation of timed transactions feature #196
  • Explored stateless observation and refined hydra explorer ticket #696
  • Write ops instructions and troubleshooting #569 and improve logs
  • Have a first end-to-end journey for external commits implemented #215