Browsing Concept: Mempool

In a P2P network such as Bitcoin, the mempool is the aggregate collective memory of all nodes in the network. The mempool is where cryptocurrency transactions wait to be mined. Mempool growth serves as a measure of network congestion. Too many transactions waiting in the mempool means there’s high activity on the network at the time.

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ELI5: What is the Bitcoin “mempool”?
You may have heard the term "mempool" a lot recently, especially during the recent attacks on the Bitcoin network when the number of unconfirmed transactions rise a lot, fueling r...