The rippled Server
rippled is the core peer-to-peer server that manages the XRP Ledger. This section covers concepts that help you learn the "what" and "why" behind fundamental aspects of the rippled server.
- rippled Server Modes
Learn about rippled server modes, including stock servers, validator servers, and rippled servers run in stand-alone mode.
Run rippled servers in a cluster to share the load of cryptography between them.
- History Sharding
History sharding divides the work of keeping historical ledger data among rippled servers.
- Peer Protocol
The peer protocol specifies the language rippled servers speak to each other.