Filecoin is a decentralized storage network with multi-language smart contract and EVM support made possible by the Filecoin Virtual Machine (FVM).

Explore the features

ConsensusExpected Consensus
Public / Private / PermissionedPublic
Smart contractsYes
Smart contract language(s) supportedFVM actors: Rust, AssemblyScript, Go FEVM smart contracts: Solidity, Vyper
Transaction privacyNo
Transaction visibilityAll participants have access to all entries ever recorded.
Transaction orderingAll validating participants must reach consensus over the order of all transactions that have taken place irrespective of whether a participant has taken part in a particular transaction or not.

Fault tolerance

The chain is secured by validating participants weighted by the participant’s storage commitment.

Performance

Blocks are produced at fixed 30-second intervals.

Industry use case

Decentralized storage for digital assets with wide smart contract and cross-chain interoperability.

What’s next

Start today with an elastic Filecoin Virtual Machine RPC node.

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