Solana markets itself as a massive improvement over Ethereum because of its higher throughput and lower fees—a pitch which is probably familiar to Unbounded Capital readers.
There’s always a new killer blockchain that’s touted to change everything and speculators flock to them, but inevitably, it all comes crashing down or fades into insignificance as technical limitations come up against reality.
Solana had a transaction flood incident which split the network as validators came out of sync with one another under a possible denial of service attack. Their solution? Just reboot it.