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Mempool Ancestors and Descendants

Mempool Ancestors and Descendants

Update: 2021-11-24
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John and Gloria continue their discussion of Bitcoin's mempool by explaining parent, child, ancestor and descendant transactions.



  • (0:00 ) - Parent and child transactions

  • (2:23 ) - Relevance of ancestors and descendants to the mempool

  • (4:17 ) - Reasons transactions leave the mempool

  • (6:58 ) - Block construction considerations for miners

  • (11:46 ) - Full node performance considerations

  • (16:15 ) - Child pays for parent and missing inputs


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