[Articles] Cosmos & Tendermint

Whitepapers / Scientific / Technical:

  1. Cosmos Network Whitepaper
    link: https://cosmos.network/cosmos-whitepaper.pdf
    link: https://github.com/cosmos/cosmos/blob/master/WHITEPAPER.md

  2. Tendermint Whitepaper
    link: https://tendermint.com/static/docs/tendermint.pdf

  3. Ethan Buchanan Thesis - tendermint
    link: https://atrium.lib.uoguelph.ca/xmlui/bitstream/handle/10214/9769/Buchman_Ethan_201606_MAsc.pdf

  4. Tendermint Audit
    link: https://jepsen.io/analyses/tendermint-0-10-2

  5. Tendermint Documentation
    link: https://tendermint.readthedocs.io/en/master/

  6. The Latest Gossip on BFT Consensus
    link: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1807.04938.pdf
    link: https://arxiv.org/abs/1807.04938

  7. General blockchain platform - tendermint source code analysis
    link: https://github.com/wupeaking/tendermint_code_analysis

  8. Dive into Tendermint
    link: https://medium.com/coinmonks/deep-dive-into-cosmos-tendermint-cf5bff5cb0c

  9. A-to-Z of Blockchain Consensus by Cheryl (Yeoh) Sew Hoy
    link: https://link.medium.com/6PyxG9364T

  10. Tendermint 0.10.2 audit by JEPSEN
    link: http://jepsen.io/analyses/tendermint-0-10-2

  11. Cosmos SDK Audit report (February 2019)
    link: https://leastauthority.com/static/publications/LeastAuthority-Cosmos-SDK-Audit-Report.pdf

  12. How does Cosmos work? How does it compare to Bitcoin and Ethereum? (Pt. 1) by @iam-peekay
    link: https://www.preethikasireddy.com/posts/how-does-cosmos-work-part1

  13. How does Cosmos work? How does it compare to Bitcoin and Ethereum? (Pt. 2) by @iam-peekay
    link: https://www.preethikasireddy.com/posts/how-does-cosmos-work-part2

  14. What is Tendermint Core? The Most Comprehensive Guide Ever
    link: https://blockgeeks.com/guides/tendermint/

Validators

  1. Playbook For Cosmos Validators: Node Architecture Choices
    link: https://medium.com/irisnet-blog/tech-choices-for-cosmos-validators-27c7242061ea

  2. Playbook For Cosmos Validators: Key Management Choices
    link: https://medium.com/irisnet-blog/key-management-choices-for-cosmos-validators-29b910af23c0

  3. Playbook For Cosmos Validators: Setup Cosmos Validator Relay Network
    link: https://medium.com/irisnet-blog/setup-cosmos-validator-relay-network-6b6e63661100

  4. Validator Operations Guide
    link: https://kb.certus.one/

  5. Cosmos Validator - Reference Architectures
    link: https://github.com/bitfishlabs/cosmos-validator-design/blob/master/README.md#architecture-5---relay-node-reference-design

  6. Guide for creating Cosmos Sentry nodes from scratch on Google Cloud (Part 1)
    link: https://forum.figment.network/t/guide-for-creating-cosmos-sentry-nodes-from-scratch-on-google-cloud-part-1/26

  7. Guide for creating Cosmos Sentry nodes from scratch on Google Cloud (Part 2)
    link: https://forum.figment.network/t/guide-for-creating-cosmos-sentry-nodes-quickly-from-a-snapshot-on-google-cloud-part-2/28

  8. How to become a Validator Node In the Cosmos Blockchain. (Install Golang + Cosmos SDK)
    link: https://steemit.com/cosmos/@melea/how-to-become-a-validator-node-in-the-cosmos-blockchain-install-golang-cosmos-sdk

  9. Sentry Node Architecture Overview
    link: Sentry Node Architecture Overview

  10. Setup Testnet Validator in 5 minutes by @asmodat
    link: https://github.com/asmodat/KB/blob/master/Cosmos/Testnet/validator-setup.md

  11. How to prepare a libvirt KVM/QEMU server for PoS validators
    link: https://medium.com/@derfredy/how-to-prepare-a-libvirt-kvm-qemu-server-for-pos-validators-d08d619617be

  12. CAP Theorem and Distributed Database Management Systems
    link: https://towardsdatascience.com/cap-theorem-and-distributed-database-management-systems-5c2be977950e

Articles:

  1. A comprehensive guide to coding a blockchain-powered online community
    link: https://medium.freecodecamp.org/a-comprehensive-guide-to-coding-a-blockchain-powered-online-community-f938792dbcb4

  2. Create and deploy a blockchain chat application on the IBM Cloud using Tendermint and Lotionjs
    link: https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/cloud/library/cl-create-blockchain-chat-app-tendermint-ibm-cloud/
    link: https://medium.com/@s4saif.121/deploying-proof-of-stake-blockchain-applications-on-ibm-cloud-using-tendermint-8544a0185d84

  3. Cosmos / Tendermint explained for real idiots
    link: https://medium.com/coinmonks/cosmos-tendermint-explained-for-real-idiots-ab4305cbb41

  4. Why we choose Cosmos over Ethereum
    link: https://medium.com/@199d4ef6bb67/3b39a17a6b58

  5. Introduction To Cosmos Network by Asmodat
    link: https://medium.com/@asmodat/introduction-to-cosmos-network-6d3264a97ef9

  6. [Q/A]: "Could you explain how the cosmos/tendermint is different from other interchain projects "
    link: https://medium.com/@patrick.wieth/this-is-a-big-question-c0d8bc6102dd

  7. Consensus Compare: Tendermint BFT vs. EOS dPoS
    link: https://blog.cosmos.network/consensus-compare-tendermint-bft-vs-eos-dpos-46c5bca7204b

  8. Understanding the value proposition of Cosmos
    link: https://blog.cosmos.network/understanding-the-value-proposition-of-cosmos-ecaef63350d

  9. Consensus Systems with Ethan Buchman
    link: https://softwareengineeringdaily.com/2018/03/26/consensus-systems-with-ethan-buchman/?utm_campaign=Dapps%2BWeekly&utm_medium=web&utm_source=Dapps_Weekly_11
    podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_03_26_Tendermint.mp3

  10. Consensus Compare: Casper vs. Tendermint
    link: https://blog.cosmos.network/consensus-compare-casper-vs-tendermint-6df154ad56ae

  11. Cosmos: Creating Interoperable Blockchains — Part 1
    link: https://medium.com/@jaekwon/cosmos-creating-interoperable-blockchains-part-1-2929435ba1fa

  12. Basic Notable Cosmos Resources
    link: https://medium.com/@JesseLivermore/basic-notable-cosmos-resources-aff336febe15

  13. Sunny on Comparing Cosmos to Aion
    link: http://t.me/cosmosproject/23512

  14. Dev Update—Debugging the Memory Leak in Tendermint
    link: https://medium.com/@anton.kalyaev/debugging-the-memory-leak-in-tendermint-210186711420

  15. A Cursory Introduction to Byzantine Fault Tolerance and Alternative Consensus
    link: https://medium.com/@alexandratran/a-cursory-introduction-to-byzantine-fault-tolerance-and-alternative-consensus-1155a5594f18

  16. Cosmos Sentry Validator
    link: https://gist.github.com/iammelea/7c65f527794c3cf08ad4c42949f2a2a1

  17. Tendermint Explained — Bringing BFT-based PoS to the Public Blockchain Domain
    link: https://blog.cosmos.network/tendermint-explained-bringing-bft-based-pos-to-the-public-blockchain-domain-f22e274a0fdb

  18. BigchainDB 2.0 is Byzantine Fault Tolerant
    link: https://blog.bigchaindb.com/bigchaindb-2-0-is-byzantine-fault-tolerant-5ffdac96bc44

  19. Blockchain Interoperability: Cosmos vs. Polkadot
    link: https://medium.com/@davekaj/blockchain-interoperability-cosmos-vs-polkadot-48097d54d2e2

  20. Why application-specific blockchains make sense
    link: https://blog.cosmos.network/why-application-specific-blockchains-make-sense-32f2073bfb37

  21. An introduction to the Cosmos Network: Why the Internet of Blockchains will help drive mass adoption of decentralized applications
    link: https://medium.com/figment-capital/an-introduction-to-the-cosmos-network-why-the-internet-of-blockchains-will-help-drive-mass-9e8b72357c1c

  22. Why build a dapp or blockchain on Tendermint consensus?
    link: https://medium.com/egeon/why-build-a-dapp-or-blockchain-on-tendermint-consensus-1b8ddc383b3c

  23. A Deep Look Into Cosmos — the Internet of Blockchains
    link: https://medium.com/@juliankoh/a-deep-look-into-cosmos-the-internet-of-blockchains-af3aa1a97a5b

  24. Blockchain Scaling Solutions: Cosmos and Plasma
    link: https://medium.com/tendermint/blockchain-scaling-solutions-cosmos-and-plasma-b5ee09456f80

  25. The Great Inter-chain Battle
    part #1: https://medium.com/@blockchaindevclub/the-great-inter-chain-battle-part-1-4da703f6870a
    part #2: https://medium.com/@blockchaindevclub/the-great-inter-chain-battle-part-2-af651f27fd4c

  26. The Game of Stakes: It’s Time for Some Game Theory
    link: https://medium.com/tendermint/the-game-of-stakes-its-time-for-some-game-theory-278608c94e6e

  27. Facing the era of Wanlian Internet | Conversation with the core team of Cosmos
    link: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/s7AStbVcaRKJr-DSFHOUHQ

  28. Conversation with Cosmos: Is everyone using a public chain in the future, or does everyone have their own chain?
    link: https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/zqhfYESogNTzYCQ8Ik5lYg

  29. What is Tendermint? – Everything You Need to Know
    link: https://www.sp-bx.com/what-is-tendermint-everything-you-need-to-know/

  30. Beginner’s Guide to Tendermint: Byzantine Fault Tolerant Blockchain Engine
    link: https://blockonomi.com/tendermint-guide/

  31. Five Issues Preventing Blockchain From Going Mainstream: The Insanely Popular Crypto Game Etheremon Is One Of Them
    link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/outofasia/2017/12/22/five-issues-preventing-blockchain-from-going-mainstream-the-insanely-popular-crypto-game-etheremon-is-one-of-them/#109b58726fad

  32. ‘Third Generation Cosmos, What’s Different’ … First cosmos academy opens in Seoul
    link: https://blockinpress.com/archives/9423

  33. Cosmos vs Tezos PoS - "Classification After POS 3.0, Let’s talk About Cosmos’ Bond-PoS” by Wetez
    link: https://link.medium.com/xa4hA3fCoS

  34. Cosmos-Internet of Blockchains (IoB)
    link: https://steemit.com/cosmos/@rnssol/cosmos-internet-of-blockchains-iob

  35. Smart Contracts vs. Application-Specific Blockchains by Will Little
    link: https://link.medium.com/NDPnYc00CS

  36. Cosmos Implements Kava’s Interledger Solution; Could This Change the Game for Ripple and Other Blockchain Networks?
    link: https://blokt.com/news/cosmos-implements-kavas-interledger-solution-could-this-change-the-game-for-ripple-and-other-blockchain-networks

  37. Critical Mass — Cosmos Hub Releases Feature Complete Software
    link: https://blog.cosmos.network/critical-mass-cosmos-hub-releases-feature-complete-software-b0fb2eb5fc69

  38. A Deep Look Into Cosmos - The Internet of Blockchains
    link: http://juliankohtx.com/a-deep-look-into-cosmos-the-internet-of-blockchains/

  39. Demystifying Cosmos: Atomic Swaps, Ethereum, Polkadot and the Path to Blockchain Interoperability
    link: https://medium.com/the-spartan-group/demystifying-cosmos-atomic-swaps-ethereum-polkadot-and-the-path-to-blockchain-interoperability-d1a2d75c20d6

  40. Why Cosmos and Polkadot are more secure, and hence more valuable, than the Bitcoin or Ethereum blockchains
    link: https://medium.com/@hector_89360/why-cosmos-is-much-more-secure-than-the-bitcoin-or-ethereum-blockchains-31f7aa2a1c7

  41. How does Cosmos work? How does it compare to Bitcoin and Ethereum? (Pt. 1)
    link: https://www.preethikasireddy.com/posts/how-does-cosmos-work-part1

  42. Cosmos — an early in-depth analysis at the ecosystem of connected blockchains — Part One
    link: https://medium.com/@CryptoSeq/cosmos-an-early-in-depth-analysis-at-the-ecosystem-of-connected-blockchains-part-one-508cd679bac5

  43. Cosmos — an early in-depth analysis at the ecosystem of connected blockchains — Part Two
    link: https://medium.com/@CryptoSeq/cosmos-an-early-in-depth-analysis-at-the-ecosystem-of-connected-blockchains-part-two-2d5a9886166

  44. Cosmos ATOM Token and the commonly misunderstood staking tokens — Part Three
    link: https://medium.com/@CryptoSeq/cosmos-atom-token-and-the-commonly-misunderstood-staking-tokens-part-three-958c295c5b78

Other / Technical:

  1. How to install Go on Ubuntu
    link: https://medium.com/@patdhlk/how-to-install-go-1-9-1-on-ubuntu-16-04-ee64c073cd79

  2. Slides - Rearchitecting The Blockchain Ecosystem
    link: https://github.com/cosmos/cosmos-academy/blob/master/presentations/2018-09-10-gbs-shanghai/rearchitecting-the-blockchain-ecosystem.pdf

  3. How to write the module using CosmosSDK
    link: https://github.com/MrXJC/CosmosSDK-in-Action

  4. Cosmos Academy - PROOF-OF-STAKE (slides)
    link: https://github.com/cosmos/cosmos-academy/blob/master/presentations/2018-10-10-cesc/cosmos-pos.pdf

  5. Creating Tendermint blockchain with Python
    link: https://medium.com/@pavlovdog/creating-tendermint-blockchain-with-python-cb5a97fc3068

Other / Economics:

  1. Staking Services and Why They Matter by @asmodat
    linlk: https://medium.com/@asmodat/staking-services-and-why-they-matter-fa55bbcee254?sk=f5bcfa83aeb25f9b77a63ffa410a0827

  2. Delegation, Decentralization, Minimizing Risk by @asmodat
    link: https://medium.com/@asmodat/delegation-decentralization-minimizing-risk-bbdad4159c57

Other / Mentions:

  1. COSMOS TOKEN SALE: BLOCKCHAIN INTEROPERABILITY
    link: https://www.smithandcrown.com/sale/cosmos/

  2. Crypto Canon
    link: https://a16z.com/2018/02/10/crypto-readings-resources/

  3. Wikipedia: Byzantine fault tolerance -> Software
    link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byzantine_fault_tolerance

  4. Blockchain comparison overview: EOS, Casper, Cardano, Tendermint and Tomochain
    link: https://medium.com/tomochain/blockchain-comparison-overview-eos-io-casper-ffg-cardano-tendermint-and-tomochain-2b0df68806b6

  5. Malta Determined To Become the ‘Blockchain Island’: Regulations, Adoption, Binance Headquarters
    link: https://cointelegraph.com/news/malta-determined-to-become-the-blockchain-island-regulations-adoption-binance-headquarters

  6. Dear Cosmos Atom Holders…
    link: https://medium.com/@JesseLivermore/dear-cosmos-atom-holders-of-the-not-so-distant-future-start-normalizing-multi-billion-dollar-af4bf534e87f

  7. Alex Tapscott, “Permissioned systems will become more isolated”
    link: https://cryptonomist.ch/en/blockchain-en/interview/alex-tapscott/

  8. The Future of Blockchain, According to the CEO of the World’s Biggest Crypto Company
    link: http://fortune.com/2018/08/02/changpeng-zhao-binance-blockchain/

  9. Blockchain Tech: Tendermint
    link: https://medium.com/@lxs_NL/blockchain-tech-tendermint-5acea17c438

  10. Comparison of Inter-Blockchain Communication Technologies:
    Cosmos, ICON, Aion, Wanchain and Polkadot
    link: http://troubles.md/posts/comparison-of-inter-blockchain-communication-technologies/

  11. Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work Can Be Made More Efficient, IBM Research Claims
    link: https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoins-proof-of-work-can-be-made-more-efficient-ibm-research-claims/

  12. The Future of Blockchain, According to the CEO of the World’s Biggest Crypto Company
    link: http://fortune.com/2018/08/02/changpeng-zhao-binance-blockchain/

  13. Looking Ahead to Blockchain Interoperability: Issues & Future Solutions
    link: https://blockonomi.com/blockchain-interoperability/

  14. The Race For Cross-Chain Communication: 11 Projects Working On Blockchain Interoperability
    link: https://www.investinblockchain.com/blockchain-interoperability-projects/

  15. IP and the Blockchain revolution
    link: https://business.financialpost.com/technology/in-the-blockchain-economy-intellectual-property-will-be-obsolete

  16. BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes: 2019 to Be ‘Year of Reckoning’ for Major ICO Funds
    link: https://www.ccn.com/bitmex-ceo-arthur-hayes-2019-to-be-year-of-reckoning-for-major-ico-funds/

  17. Tendermint blockchain development - Paid Learning Course / Tutorial
    link: http://xc.hubwiz.com/course/5bdec63ac02e6b6a59171df3?affid=1111github

  18. 4 eras of blockchain computing: degrees of composability
    link: https://jessewalden.com/4-eras-of-blockchain-computing-degrees-of-composability/?ref=tokendaily

  19. MetalPay CEO - Reddit AMA
    link: https://www.reddit.com/r/MetalPay/comments/9ovr5c/communityled_discord_ama_transcript_october_12th/

  20. Ethereum’s Dominance May Soon Be Challenged, Says $75 Million Crypto Fund Co-Founder
    link: https://www.cryptoglobe.com/latest/2019/01/ethereum-s-dominance-to-be-challenged-by-cosmos-dfinity-says-multicoin-capital-co-founder/

  21. Let’s Talk About Crypto Exchanges
    link: https://medium.com/@milanademort/lets-talk-about-exchanges-f7c834bdc8cd

  22. Validators Create New Attack Vectors for Decentralized Systems
    link: https://www.coindesk.com/validators-create-new-attack-vectors-for-decentralized-systems

  23. Crypto Fans Need to Monitor Four Key Developments
    link: https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-02-26/cryptocurrencies-await-four-key-developments

  24. [Solo] Samsung Electronics piloted ‘Samsung Coin Payment’
    link: https://news.naver.com/main/ranking/read.nhn?mid=etc&sid1=111&rankingType=popular_day&oid=092&aid=0002161377&date=20190503&type=1&rankingSeq=7&rankingSectionId=105

Foreign Languages

Spanish

  1. what is Cosmos? by DelegaNetworks
    link: https://medium.com/@wimel/cosmos-internet-of-blockchains-25abb39c6c0a

Chinese

  1. Cosmos introduction to Xiaobai
    link: https://bihu.com/article/1154246

See Also:

  1. List of Projects in Cosmos & Tendermint Ecosystem
    link: https://forum.cosmos.network/t/list-of-projects-in-cosmos-tendermint-ecosystem/243

  2. [Videos] Cosmos & Tendermint
    link: https://forum.cosmos.network/t/videos-cosmos-tendermint/328

  3. [Funding] Your Cosmos / Tendermint Startup
    link: https://forum.cosmos.network/t/funding-your-cosmos-tendermint-startup/809

  4. Tendermint Blog
    link: https://medium.com/tendermint

  5. Interchain Foundation Blog
    link: https://medium.com/@interchain_io

  6. [Developers] Development Kits, Tools & SDK’s
    link: https://forum.cosmos.network/t/development-tools-cosmos-tendermint/2089

  7. [Delegators] Guides, Tutorials, Wallets & Explorers
    link: https://forum.cosmos.network/t/delegators-cosmos-tendermint-guides-wallets-explorers-tools/2168

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