How Sui achieves +270k TPS: tech, traction, KPIs, building for mass adoption & more | Fundamentals ep.81

Oskari Tempakka

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In this episode, were joined by Adeniyi, the Co-Founder and CPO of Mysten Labs – the team behind the Sui blockchain. We dive into the intricacies of the Sui blockchain and how it is designed to achieve unprecedented levels of scalability and user experience. We explore Sui's unique technical architecture, their focus on user-centered product design, and their vision for the true mass adoption of blockchain technology.

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Adeniyi also highlights some of Sui's key performance indicators, rates their performance since launching on mainnet, details come of Sui’s strategic partnerships, and walks through the opportunities he sees in the gaming, commerce, and finance market sectors.

We also speak about EVM compatibility, the differences between modular and monolithic blockchains, and what the rationale has been behind Sui’s approach on these fronts.

Tune is for a great discussion about the fundamentals of Sui, and the broader blockchain market sector.

00:00 Introduction
02:00 The core problem that Sui solves
05:20 The technical innovations that Sui introduced to enable unlimited scalability
09:27 The state of Sui’s current infrastructure & reaching +270k TPS
11:02 Simple transactions vs. special transactions
13:47 Aren't there tradeoffs to achieving scale? The scalability trilemma
Vision for Sui’s future within the blockchain market sector
19:26 Modular vs. monolithic blockchains – why is Sui a monolith?
21:18 How important is EVM compatibility, really?
23:32 What does Sui's current app & developer landscape look like?
26:04 The core contributors behind the Sui blockchain
27:47 Sui’s economic model
31:33 Ensuring economic sustainability
34:02 Thoughts on value accrual
36:01 What is the venture case for Sui? How does the platform capture value?
38:12 What KPIs and metrics are best suited to assess Sui’s performance?
39:40 Performance review of Sui’s first six months on mainnet
41:51 Achievements that deserve more attention from the crypto community and media
44:06 The role of strategic partnerships in boosting growth
46:27 What are the main challenges for Sui today?

Adeniyi on X: / emanabio
Sui on X: / suinetwork
Mysten Labs:
Mysten Labs on X: / mysten_labs

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