Week in Ethereum News
January 28, 2023

Eth News and Links

Shapella (Shanghai + Capella) upgrade

Dencun (Cancun + Deneb) upgrade

Layer 1

Client releases

  • Consensus layer:
    • Nimbus v23.1.1: hotfix for client failing to start after enabling database pruning
    • Teku v23.1.0: fixes, optimizations & new features; v23.1.1: fixes docker permissions
  • Execution layer:
    • Nethermind v1.16.1: reported ~0.5% improvement in staking rewards, RAM consumption reduced and adds low disk space notification

Layer 2


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Application layer

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