Anatoly Yakovenko: A Deep Dive Into Solana 2.0

Anatoly Yakovenko joins us for the most information-packed episode on Solana we've ever listened to. It's a masterclass exploration of Solana's architecture and roadmap. We discuss the Saga Chapter 2, fee market optimizations, Jito and MEV, validator profitability, Solana's end game, Firedancer and client diversity, token extensions and more!

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(00:00) Introduction

(01:01) Saga Chapter 2

(10:00) Access Protocol Lab

(11:01) DAS London Plug

(11:58) Solana Fee Market Optimizations

(20:41) Jito’s Role

(22:42) Scheduler Upgrades (1.17 and 1.18)

(25:17) Dynamic Write Lock Fees

(29:55) Wen Slashing?

(33:47) Solana Consensus and Formal Verification

(36:41) The Value of Client Diversity: Liveness vs Safety

(41:10) Are Solana Vote Transactions Just for Pumping TPS?

(44:17) Solana’s End Game

(47:59) Is Economic Security a Meme?

(53:10) Validator Profitability and Inflation

(58:32) Commoditized Data Layers and L2s

(01:03:18) Firedancer Update

(01:10:02) Solana’s New Token Extensions

(01:13:46) Squads Protocol Feature Requests + Jacked Toly

(01:18:18) Advice for Solana Founders

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