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Pros
  • + Clear Use Case
  • + Wide Adoption in Finance
  • + Focused service offering that makes it easy to use
  • + Developing quickly with lots of capital and community presence
  • + Positioned well in the Entertainment Space as the market leader
  • + Development focus is for large commercial adoption
  • + Large development community
  • + Quick to develop applications on
  • + Wide array of use cases
Cons
  • - Speculators can have impact on the cryptocurrency side of the project
  • - Recent controversy with SEC (link in popup)
  • - Early ledger entries are missing
  • - Still a while before large scale viability
  • - Controversey with copying Ethereum's platform
  • - Not targeted for Private Enterprise use
  • - Public blockchain creates security concerns
  • - Uses cryptocurrency as fuel for transactions
  • - Forks can cause complications
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Overview
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One of the first commercially viable Finance focused blockchain solutions. Uses 3 core products (xCurrent, xRapid, xVia) in order to facilitate cross border transactions, liquitiy, and payment processing
The Tron Protocol aims to host entertainment applications and digital content on a decentralized platform fuelled by the TRX token economy. Developed originally on the Ethereum protocol, Tron has invested significant development effort to create their own, scalable protocol and launch their main net in June 2018.
Generic, open-source,  blockchain based distributed computing platform for applications to be built upon.
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  Crypto Assets  
Cryptocurrency
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Ether (ETH)
  Logic  
Smart Contract Functionality
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  Providers  
% Providers with experience
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0.33
0.93
  Community  
Size of Developer Team
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Moderate
Large in house team
Large
Support Team / Community
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Moderate
Modearte. Some developer resources on Wiki and GitHub. Active telegram group.
Large
Partnerships / Alliances / Size
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Large
Moderate
EEA - 150+ companies
  Updates  
Frequency of Updates
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Quarterly
Moderate
High
Future Planned Work
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Cobalt Algorithm
Great Voyage 2020-2021: focus on ICO capabilities, dividend payments, managing supporters and measuring income.
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  General  
Maturity
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Initially released in 2012. Whitepaper released in 2017 with commercial applications
TRON ICO: August 2017
TRON testnet: March 2018
TRON mainnet: June 2018
Live first in July 2015 (first public blockchain)

First stable release March 2016
Governance
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TRON Foundation. TRON Super Representatives upon main net launch
Enterprise Focus
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Strong focus, as their core product offerings cater to global banking solutions.
Not enterprise focused, but has the capabilities to support adoption
Moderate Focus. Through forks, Quorum and Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
Production Ready
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Yes
No
Website
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Website link
Link
Link
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  Security  
Security model
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Transactions are confirmed and validated through validator nodes.
Public Blockchain with security features built in.

Lamport digital signature algorithm. Claims to be resistant to quantum computer attacks.

Customized P2P network with data storage encryption, location transparency, source nontraceability

Merkle Patricia Trie data structure
No data encryption or channel partition and is public.

Merkle Patricia Trie Data structure
Permissions
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Permissioned
Permissionless
Privacy
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Transaction information on the ledger is public, but payment information is not.
Based on zero knowledge proof. Hides the send, receipt address and transfer amount.
Limited (zk-SNARKs, Ring signatures)
  Algorithms  
Consensus
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Ripple Protocol Consensus Algorithm

70+ validators
Fast Paxos PoS variant.

The consensus of TRON adopts a three-step strategy.
PoW & PoS
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Transaction Time
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Fast
Moderate
Block Confirmation Time
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  Development  
Proprietary Codebase
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Open source with proprietary applications
Open source but goverened by the TRON organization
Open Source
  General  
Blockchain / DLT type
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Permissioned Network, Public Architecture
Public
Public with Private Forks
Modularity
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Yes
Similar to Ethereum:
Generic, with DApp and Smart Contract support for wider applications
Generic, with DApp and Smart Contract support for wider applications
Scalability
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1500 TPS with potential of tens of thousands through Ripple Payment Channels
Currently supports 15 TPS as it is on the Ethereum platform. Will be able to support up to 1000 TPS once main net launches
limited by PoW

currently supports a maximum of 15 TPS
Storage Capacity
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Large
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  Utilities  
Energy Consumption
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Low
Low - Moderate
Low
  Change Management  
Ease of Integration in Legacy Systems
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Easy
Hard
Hard
Difficulty to Use
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Easy
Moderate
Moderate
  Maintenance  
Required ongoing Support
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Low
Yes
Yes
  Pricing  
Cost to Use
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Varies
Low
Low
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  Licensing  
Licensing
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GPL
Varous licenses for different parts of code
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Industry
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Entertainment Industry. Focused on consumer dApps.
Cross-industry
  Developers  
Development Environment (Languages/SDKs)
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C/C++, Java, node.js , Go
Java, Scala, C++, Python, Go
Golang, C++, Rust, Python, Solidity
  Third Party Support  
API Support
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Yes
Yes
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  Engagements  
% share of engagements
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0.04
0.52