In line with ‘ethstats.net‘, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency Ethereum [ETH] Constantinople & St. Petersburg network upgrades occurred yesterday on 28th Feb.
Reportedly, the ‘network update‘ went live on the main network at block 7,280,000 in accordance with ‘antecedently‘ revealed schedule. Though this new upgrade has two names of two originally separated updates, but afterwards has been combined into one.
The latest Constantinople upgrade by Ethereum [ETH] is about to bring multiple potency enhancements to the platform, together with cheaper transactional fees for several operations based on the Ethereum network. As antecedently reportedly, the hard-fork was ‘delayed‘ in Jan. due to the recently discovered vulnerability.
While on the another hand, St. Petersburg upgrade is supposed to delete a previous update named EIP [Ethereum Improvement Proposal] ‘1283‘, from Ethereum’s test-net networks, since that EIP had been known to possess security vulnerabilities.
Earlier in January, major Unites States based cryptocurrency exchanges namely ‘Coinbase‘ and ‘Kraken‘ became the latest one’s to confirm their support for the Ethereum’s upgrade. The two exchanges join ‘Binance‘, ‘Huobi‘ along with ‘OKEx‘ have began to monitor the event before its primarily implementation attempt.