Web-Scale Blockchain

For fast, secure, scalable, decentralized apps and marketplaces.

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Transactions/second

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Block times

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Global validators

8 core innovations let you focus on scaling your business, not your infrastructure.

Don’t choose between scale, security, and decentralization. Solana has solved the trilemma for you. No sharding required. Here’s how.

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Proof of History (PoH) →

A clock before consensus

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Tower BFT →

A PoH-optimized version of PBFT

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Turbine →

A block propagation protocol

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Gulf Stream →

Mempool-less transaction forwarding protocol

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Sealevel →

World’s first parallel smart contracts run-time

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Pipeline →

Transaction processing unit for validation

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Cloudbreak →

Horizontally-scaled accounts database

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Archivers →

Distributed ledger storage

Build the next great decentralized

Focus on your vision. If it’s decentralized, we’ve got you covered.

Built with time-tested principles of global distributed systems

Solana was built with blood, sweat, tears, and experience from tech's most innovative companies

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Featured partners

The best and brightest teams in crypto and enterprise choose Solana for the long-term

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