One of the top 20 crypto assets by market capitalization Tezos (XTZ) has successfully completed its last update “Delphi”. what aims at Reduce Smart Contract Gas fees by 75% to attract Decentralized Financial Protocol (DeFi) developers to the blockchain.
Delphi was proposed on September 3. It is a joint effort by Nomadic Labs, Metastatic and Gabriel Algour with the intent of “Help people develop smart contracts for Tezos.”
According to a joint release by the Delphi developers, the update is “Fundamental to enabling new applications in Tezos targeting areas such as DeFi, collectibles and video games.”
“The size and complexity of smart contracts is limited by gas restrictions, so people trying to create highly functional contracts have had to improve those restrictions for some time.”
Tezos is a fourth generation blockchain platform that uses proof of deployment and enables smart contracts and decentralized applications.
Tezos’ core value proposition is that it is a “self-modifying blockchain”, This formally uses chain mechanisms to propose, test, and trigger protocol updates without the network needing a hard branch.
Delphi includes optimizations for gas billing, including a reduction in the basic cost of ownership for managers from 10,000 to 1,000 gas units. and the implementation of new cost models for checking types and operating systems.
With the update Tezos blocks can now contain three and a half times as many simple XTZ transactions and four times as many multi-asset transfers. Contracts can make ten times more internal calls than before the Delphi implementation.
Delphi also reduces Tezos’ storage costs by a factor of four from 1 XTZ to 0.25 XTZ per kilobyte. The current price of XTZ is $ 2.06.
“The benefits become more apparent with larger, more complex contracts that involve multiple calls to other contracts and extensive calculations.”
Nomadic Labs is expected to propose further updates based on the new Delphi features before early December.
Tezos held an initial coin offering (ICO) in July 2017. Raising $ 232 million for the largest ICO to date before he launches his mainnet into beta a year later.