The Graph (GRT)
- Category: Near Protocol Ecosystem
- Coin Launched: December, 2020
- Resources: White Paper
- Official Website: The Graph
- Reddit: The Graph
GRAPH History / Information / Buying / Staking
The Graph was co-founded by Yaniv Tal, Jannis Pohlmann and Brandon Ramirez in 2017. The three had a mutual desire to build software faster. On June 5, 2018, the founding team launched their decentralized query protocol for blockchains. Developers of decentralized finance (DeFi) projects quickly took to The Graph and the project reached one billion monthly queries by June 2020.
HOW GRAPH WORKS
The Graph is an open-sourced software used to collect, process and store data from various blockchain applications to facilitate information retrieval. Originally launched on the Ethereum blockchain, The Graph’s mission is to help developers use relevant data to increase the efficiency of their decentralized application (dapp).
BENEFITS OF USING GRAPH
Some of the benefits of using GRAPH are:
The Graph provides an information bridge between DApps and blockchain data
The Graph saves developers a significant amount of time and money
The Graph seamlessly incorporates smart contracts
CAN YOU STAKE GRAPH
The Graph is also a proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain which means that GRT can be staked in return for rewards.
COINS SIMILAR TO GRAPH
The Graph's top competitors include Tatum, Alchemy, StreamingFast and QEDIT.