Optimistic vs. ZK Rollup: Deep Dive

Article by Alex Gluchowski on Nov 4, 2019 on Medium.com
· 15 min read

I found this article on Medium.com. It explains the the differences between zkrollup and optimistic rollups and how it deals with the issues of having a sidechain in general quite well. Rread full article here:

TL;DR: brief summary

“…Optimistic Rollup is a promising technology for scaling general-purpose smart contracts on Ethereum in the near term. If built relatively quickly, it can offer an easy way to migrate existing dapps and services with a reasonable degree of security/scalability tradeoffs. This will enable ETH 1.0 to keep up with growing demand….”