Chunk (NEAR)

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Chunk (NEAR)

What is Chunk (NEAR)?

A chunk is a portion of every block produced by sharding on NEAR. By segmenting the blockchain state into separate, non-overlapping sections, chunks allow the system to scale horizontally. It is a part of the NEAR protocol’s data sharding architecture.


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