As the second most significant virtual currency in the market, Ethereum is a leading platform for ICOs and decentralized apps (dApps). But in recent times, Cardano has been making headways, threatening to take over the top position in the cryptocurrency ladder. But does Cardano (ADA) have any advantages over Ethereum? What makes Cardano special? Can it overthrow Ethereum anytime soon? Let’s find that all in this post.
The science behind Cardano
Like Ethereum, Cardano is a smart contract network that uses a layered architecture to focus on security. Cardano boasts to be the first blockchain project to be built on peer-reviewed hypothetical research and developed from a logical philosophy.
Cardano is used for sending and receiving virtual coinage and is home to the Ada virtual currency. This digital currency speaks to the fate of physical money, influencing plausible swift and easy to coordinate exchanges that are secure using cryptography.
Cardano (ADA) is more than a virtual currency; it is an innovative platform that is good for running monetary apps in the current world that’s utilized by individuals, associations, and governments all around the world every day.
Cardano was founded by the co-founder of Ethereum, Charles Hoskinson to provide a more balanced and sustainable environment for virtual currencies. According to their webpage, ADA is the only digital token that has a research-driven approach, meaning Cardano is the only open-source blockchain that undergoes a severe peer-review process by programmers and scientists in academia.
Advantages Cardano (ADA) has over Ethereum
There is no argument on Cardano’s digital currency, ADA, can bring about significant improvements in the cryptocurrency sphere. However, Ethereum, one of the most popular currencies in the crypto ecosystem, is standing on the way of Cardano reaching its goal.
Some of the advantages Cardano has over Ethereum includes Ada’s Salient Attributes. These attributes consist of:
Cardano’s two-layer network system: Cardano as a blockchain, comes with the two-layer system namely the Cardano Computer layer (CCL) and Cardano Settlement layer (CSL). The importance of these important layers is that they allow the platform to present a means through which changes can be made on the blockchain without the need for a fork as it is the norm with Ethereum and Bitcoin.
Security: Cardano operates on a proof-of-stake algorithm known as the Ourobus protocol that attributes better blockchain security in comparison to the protocol Ethereum uses. Additionally, Cardano is developed by a more secure programming language known as Haskel.
The Cardano (ADA) wallet: Cardano uses the crypto celebrated Daedalus wallet that offers secure storage for investors digital tokens and also offers friendly support that allows cross chain wallet settlements that incorporates Debit cards among other developments in their operations.
How will Cardano overthrow Ethereum?
Cardano’s Founder, Hoskinson, has had a relevant historical background and association with Ethereum being one of the original members who founded the powerful digital coin. With his knowledge on Ethereum’s blockchain operability, he went ahead to develop Ada to be more superior and effective than its nemesis.
During a Q/A session hosted by Google in London, Cardano’s founder presented a straightforward introduction and functionality of the 8th biggest crypto explaining its Ouroboros algorithm. IOHK’s media release after the session might not have mentioned any partnership’s in the offing, but analysts are reading more through the lines and are predicting Google’s partnership with Cardano (ADA) to replace Ethereum as the preferred smart contracts system provider.
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