Coinbase layer-2 community Base suffers first main outage since launch

Coinbase’s Ethereum layer-2 community Base has suffered its first main outage since its public launch on Aug. 9.

For roughly 45 minutes on Sept. 5, no new blocks have been produced on the Base chain. Its builders first recognized the “stalled” block manufacturing at 9:36 pm UTC, according to the Base standing website. Block manufacturing has since resumed. 

Block manufacturing on the Base community stalled at 9:36pm Sept. 5. Supply: BaseScan

“We recognized a delay in block manufacturing resulting from a part of our inner infrastructure requiring a refresh. We’ve applied a repair and are seeing widespread restoration,” Coinbase instructed Cointelegraph in response to a question on the outage. 

Base stated it’s persevering with to observe the chain for additional points. 

Base builders stated the reason for the outage has been recognized and glued. Supply: Base

Matt Willemsen, head of analysis at crypto training platform Collective Shift, highlighted the variations in utilizing Ethereum’s layer 2 networks and claimed they aren’t as “battle examined” as Ethereum’s mainnet.

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