About half of Cardano’s (ADA) nodes briefly went offline this weekend due to an “anomaly,” but the network quickly recovered, according to Cardano developer Input Output Global (IOG).
In a Telegram announcement, IOG says that the issue only briefly impacted block production.
“This appears to have been triggered by a transient anomaly causing one of two reactions in the node; some disconnected from a peer, others threw an exception and restarted. Such transient issues (even if they were to affect all nodes) were considered in the design of the Cardano-node and consensus. The systems behaved exactly as expected.
Block production was only briefly impacted with a portion of the network falling out of sync for approximately https://cardanoscan.io/block/8300569 before nodes restarted. Therefore, impact was low – akin to