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StarkWare: StarkNet & StarkEx
Osgur Murphy O Kane

Key Terms

Layer 2 RollupsLayer 2 refers to blockchain scaling solutions that handle transactions off Ethereum layer 1, with settlement and data availability on L1.
ZK-RollupsLayer-2 smart contracts that verify transactions using cryptographic proofs that are computed off-chain and verified on Layer-1, enabling very low transaction fees and high scalability. Note that although StarkEx and StarkNet are generally referred to as ZK-Rollups, they are not actually zero knowledge. The correct term is Validity-Rollup.
Validity ProofsVerifiable cryptographic validity proofs that attest to the validity of off-chain transactions.
STARKsSTARK stands for Scalable...