The Road to the New DHT

by Adin Schmahmann on 2020-05-19

At the end of April, we released our largest update to go-ipfs to date: IPFS 0.5.0. This upgrade brings major performance and reliability improvements to IPFS — especially on the content discovery and routing front. These gains are brought to you largely by our rework of the Distributed Hash Table (DHT) which powers most peer and content discovery in the IPFS Public Network.

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