Blockchain dev platform Alchemy adds support for layer-2 scaling solution Optimistic Ethereum
Alchemy, a blockchain development platform, today announced that Optimistic Ethereum, one of the most highly anticipated layer-2 solutions for Ethereum, will officially be supported on the platform. This will enable developers to dependably leverage Optimism’s scaling capabilities.
The Optimism team, as pioneers of Optimistic Rollups, designed a system that enables instant transactions on Ethereum. With higher throughput, lower latency, and lower costs; their network will help Ethereum teams reach a new scale. Besides, Optimism gas costs are up to 35x cheaper than Ethereum’s.
Optimistic Virtual Machine (OVM) is compatible with the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM); which allows Ethereum developers to migrate existing smart contracts without breaking them.
“Optimistic Ethereum is poised to have a massive impact on the blockchain world with transformational tech, and has a talented team making it a reality. We’re excited to help power the ecosystem’s growth.”
– Nikil Viswanathan, CEO, Alchemy
Once live, users will be able to create an Optimism-powered app on Alchemy in just a few clicks. Furthermore, devs will instantly unlock Alchemy’s Supernode and developer tools that power some of the most successful projects on Ethereum today.
“Alchemy is a world class engineering team providing critical infra support to the Ethereum ecosystem.”
– Jinglan Wang, CEO, Optimism
The Optimism team continues to roll out their product on testnet and mainnet. However, users can sign up now for the waitlist for early access opportunities.