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.

  • Clustering

    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.