Dash Core v18.0.0 is a major release and is a mandatory upgrade for all masternodes, miners, and users. Version 18.0.0, released on August 15, 2022, introduces a number of improvements to Dash, including performance optimizations, wallet user interface enhancements, greater stability, and numerous enhancements through Bitcoin backports. Comprehensive details can be found in the release notes.
Dash Core Group is pleased to announce that Dash Core v18.0.0 binaries are released and ready for deployment on mainnet by node operators. The following highlights of this major release are described in the previously published Product Brief.
- Deterministic InstantSend
- Initial Enhanced Hard Fork support
- Quorum updates
- Bitcoin backports
Dash Core v18.0.0 is a mandatory update due to the introduction of a number of improvements to Dash, including governance updates, quorum improvements, and InstantSend optimizations. All masternode operators, miners, and integration partners should immediately review the Product Brief and Release Notes to become familiar with the details of the release and begin the update process.
Dash is a global payments network with its own cryptocurrency offering businesses and individuals instant payments for less than a cent per transaction. Our goal is to provide users with a better way to pay and get paid. Dash Core Group is in the process of rolling out a series of upgrades to our system dubbed “Evolution” to make Dash the most user-friendly blockchain-based payment network in the world.
Originally posted: https://www.dash.org/news/dash-core-v-018/