TERA - Smart money | POW / 1000 transactions per second - sha3 + meshhash (Asic resistent hashing) |

  • Specification

    • Name: TERA
    • Consensus: PoW
    • Algorithm: sha3 + meshhash (Asic resistent hashing)
    • Max emission: 1 bln (TER)
    • Reward for block: 1-20 coins, depends on network power (one billionth of the remainder of undistributed amount of coins and multiplied by the hundredth part of the square of the logarithm of the network power)
    • Block size 120 KB
    • Premine: 5>#/li###
    • Commission from the mining: 1% (to the development fund)
    • Block generation time: 1 second
    • Block confirmation time: 8 seconds
    • Speed: from 1000 transactions per second
    • Commission: free of charge
    • Cryptography: sha3, secp256k1
    • Protection against DDoS: PoW (hash calculation)
    • Platform: Node.JS

    Additional data:

    Cryptography: sha3, secp256k1
    Protection against DDoS: PoW (hash calculation)
    GitHub: https://github.com/terafoundat...
    Platform: Node.JS
    Wallets: Windows (src/bin), MacOS (src only), Linux (src only)
    Network launch: 01.07.2018 12:0:0 (UTC)
    Mining launch: the next day after the finish of the launch xx.07.2018 12:0:0 (UTC)
    Telegram: @TERA_Foundation

    Road map

    Smart-contracts – July, 2018
    Internal voting system for adding new functions – August, 2018
    Decentralized messenger – September, 2018
    Decentralized stock exchange – Q4 2018
    Android/iOS Wallets – Q1 2019
    Sharding and и increase in transaction speed to 1 million per second – Q2 2019

    Referral mining program

    In the first year of the network work (when the number of the block is in
    the range from 1 mln to 30 mln), the referral program of mining works.
    If the miner indicated an adviser in his wallet, then he gets about
    twice the size of the reward, and his adviser receives a one-time
    reward. Thus, at the beginning of the action of the referral program,
    the emission is roughly tripled.
    Technically, an adviser is an
    account number. Any account can become an adviser, provided that it was
    created more than 1 mln blocks ago (i.e. approximately 12 days).

     Inorder to smooth out the emission curve, the award for referral mining is
    multiplied by a factor that assumes a value from 1 to 0. The factor
    takes the value equal to 1 at the beginning of the program and smoothly
    changes to 0 at the end of the program (up to 30 millionth block).

    An example of calculating coins emission:

    Let's assume that now the capacity of the network equals to 30 bits in the
    hash of the block, and it is 1 billion of unallocated coins in total,
    and we are at the very beginning of the mining program, then one award
    equals to 900/100 = 9 coins.
    Coins will be distributed as follows: 2
    awards to the miner, 1 reward to the adviser, and in total there will be
    deducted 27 coins from the system account (3*9 = 27).
    In case if we
    are in the middle of the referral mining program, when the factor is
    0.5, the emission takes the following values in the example above: 1.5
    of reward to the miner, 0.5 of reward to the adviser, and in total
    there will be deducted 18 coins from the system account (2*9 = 18) .

    Description of the coins storage rule

    The coins are kept in accounts by analogy with bank accounts. The accounts
    are numbered from 0 sequentially. The zero account number is for system
    account, to which initially 1 bln coins were issued. To create new
    account you need to send to the network special transaction
    ACCOUNT_CREATE where you need to specify a public key of the account
    owner and unnecessary characteristic “name of account” (a line with
    length up to 40 bytes). It is advisable to specify the name to check the
    correctness of the account number input when sending the payment.


    Minimal transaction size of coins transfer from account to account is 113 bytes.
    Minimal size can be obtained if there is one recipient and no description of the payment details.
    Transaction in text format JSON looks as follows:

       "Type": 105,
       "Currency": 0,
       "FromID": 1,
       "OperationID": 40167,
                   "ID": 2,
                   "SumTER": 100,
                   "SumCENT": 0
       "Description": "test",
       "Sign": "B39C39D91136E92C5B9530ABC683D9A1AF51E27382AFC69EA3B1F14AD7C4CDBE46D36BD743F2B4AE7760F8DDE706D81FB8201ABBF27DABF6F1EC658FE432C141"

    Note: transaction in the example above has a length of 117 bytes.

    Text representation is packed in binary format + 12 bytes POW are added (for protection against DDoS).
    details should be not more than 200 bytes. Actually the size is limited
    to a maximum of 65535 bytes, but 200 bytes is the size which can be
    seen by users’ wallets, if the length is more, they cut it.
    longer the transaction length, the more calculation POW must be done to
    receive competitive transaction and its inclusion in block.

    Starting the wallet

    until the synchronization is complete - the green message
    Synchronization complete should appear. Below, when you start first
    time, two fields will appear: name and adviser. Enter the code of the
    adviser (if you have one) and click the Create button. After about 8
    seconds, the account creation transaction will fit in the blockchain and
    you will have an open account where you can mine the coins.

    WARNING: To connect to the network, you must have a static IP address and an open port of 30000.

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