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Avalanche Ecosystem 101: a Subnet Future?

Key Terms

Key Terms
SubnetsA dynamic set of validators working together to achieve consensus on the state of a blockchain or set of blockchains.
DAG (Directed Acyclic Graphs)A data structure that gives a partial ordering of decisions.
App-chainAn L1 blockchain focused on a specific vertical. For instance, Crabada is an app-chain focused on a crab-themed play-to-earn game.
Shared SecurityRefers to when all apps on a chain inherit the base security of the layer 1. On Ethereum, apps such as Aave inherit the security assurances of Ethereum. On Polkadot, parachains such as Moonbeam inherit the base security of the relay chain.
Snow* familyA family of consensus...