DAG : A Buzz or Breakthrough?

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Think of blockchain as a staircase and DAG as a tree.

Although often mistakenly placed under the same umbrella with “blockchain technology”, DAG isn’t technically similar to blockchain at all.

Synchronous processing that grows in a single direction.

Think of a standard blockchain like a staircase. Each step you add to the staircase is like a new block added to the blockchain, extending it in a single direction.

Synchronising blocks one at a time, like stacking a staircase, guarantees that transaction records are the same across all the nodes in a decentralised network. If a malicious actor tries to manipulate the blockchain and create a fake transaction, the nodes can now easily determine that it’s a fake and exclude it from


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