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Historical data

Find in here a record of the zkEVM’s historical data. This document records timelines, major milestones, forks, and updates to the zkEVM.

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13th Feb, 2024

zkEVM mainnet Upgrade: Etrog hardfork

This upgrade brings the Polygon zkEVM to being almost a type 2 ZK-EVM. See further details here

Version
Node v0.5.8
Prover v4.0.8
Bridge v0.4.0
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/tag/v0.5.8
Supported ForkIDs Mainnet & Cardona: ForkIDs 4, 5, 6 & 7. Testnet (Goerli): ForkIDs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6.

13th Dec, 2023

zkEVM mainnet update

This update included a reduced number of RPC logs and aligned error messages to match geth error messages pertaining to gas estimation for unsigned transactions.

Version
Node v0.4.4
Prover v3.0.2
Bridge v0.3.1
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/tag/v0.4.4
Supported ForkIDs Mainnet: ForkIDs 4, 5 & 6. Testnet: ForkIDs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6.

23rd Nov, 2023

zkEVM mainnet update

The changes made in this update were mainly in the node (Additional CORS header fix and features in v0.4.0).

Version
Node v0.4.1
Prover v3.0.2
Bridge v0.3.0
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/tag/v0.4.1
Supported ForkIDs Mainnet: ForkIDs 4, 5 & 6. Testnet: ForkIDs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

Infrastructure partners were instructed to update, and then use instructions given here.

21st Nov, 2023

zkEVM mainnet update

This update brought several significant changes to zkEVM node, bridge, prover infrastructure, including changes to RPC, sequencer, synchroniser, database. It also includes WS improvements, along with other fixes.

Version
Node v0.4.0
Prover v3.0.2
Bridge v0.3.0
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/tag/v0.4.0
Supported ForkIDs Mainnet: ForkIDs 4, 5 & 6. Testnet: ForkIDs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

9th Nov, 2023

zkEVM mainnet upgrade: Incaberry hardfork

The changes made in this update brought cryptographic optimisations and bug fixes to Polygon zkEVM mainnet.

Version
Node v0.3.3
Prover v3.0.0
Bridge v0.2.0
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/tag/v0.3.3
Supported ForkIDs Mainnet: ForkIDs 4, 5 & 6. Testnet: ForkIDs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6.

7th Nov, 2023

zkEVM mainnet: Upcoming Incaberry hardfork preparation

The changes made in this update were the node and prover versions, as well as updates to the RPC, sequencer, and synchroniser.

Version
Node v0.3.3
Prover v3.0.0
Bridge v0.2.0
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/tag/v0.3.3
Supported ForkIDs Mainnet: ForkIDs 4, 5 & 6. Testnet: ForkIDs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6.

24th Oct, 2023

zkEVM testnet upgrade: Incaberry hardfork

The changes made in this upgrade were cryptographic optimisations and some bug fixes.

Version
Node v0.3.2
Prover v3.0.0
Bridge v0.2.0
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/tag/v0.3.2
Supported ForkIDs Mainnet: ForkIDs 4, 5 & 6. Testnet: ForkIDs 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6.

26th Sep, 2023

Mainnet beta update

The changes made in this update were new version updates of the prover and node.

Version
Node v0.3.1
Prover v2.2.2
Bridge v0.2.0
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/tag/v0.3.1
Supported ForkIDs Mainnet: ForkIDs 4 & 5. Testnet: ForkIDs 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5.

20th Sep, 2023

Mainnet beta Dragonfruit (ForkID5) upgrade

The changes made in this update were a range of improvements to the network, including support for the latest Ethereum opcode, PUSH0.

Version
Node v0.3.0
Prover v2.2.0
Bridge v0.2.0
Change logs url https://www.notion.so/polygontechnology/Mainnet-Beta-UPDATE-zkEVM-Node-version-0-3-0-Sep-6-e150867951cd46c088f6d6c03b2cb5db

18th Sep, 2023

Mainnet beta event

The main changes made in this update were the mainnet beta rehashing and L2 bridge resync.

Version
Node v0.3.0
Prover v2.2.0
Bridge v0.2.0
Change logs url https://www.notion.so/polygontechnology/zkEVM-mainnet-beta-Instructions-for-permissionless-nodes-to-rehash-the-network-53b525498bc94c03ab02bba621f8d8e3

6th Sep, 2023

zkEVM mainnet beta update

The changes made in this update were new versions of the node and prover.

Version
Node v0.3.0
Prover v2.2.0
Bridge v0.2.0
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/tag/v0.3.0

31st Aug, 2023

zkEVM mainnet update

The changes made in this update were new versions of the node and the prover.

Version
Node v0.2.5
Prover v2.1.2
Bridge v0.2.0
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/tag/v0.2.5

27th Jul, 2023

zkEVM mainnet beta update

The changes made in this update were version upgrades for the prover, node and bridge.

Version
Node v0.2.0
Prover v2.0.1
Bridge v0.2.0
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/tag/v0.2.0

8th Jun, 2023

Mainnet beta update

The changes made in this update are detailed in the change logs.

Version
Node v0.1.2
Prover v1.1.4-fork.4
Bridge v0.1.0
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/v0.1.2

2nd May, 2023

First node update

Corresponding commits found here https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/tree/v0.0.7

Version
Node v0.0.7
Prover -
Bridge -
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/tag/v0.0.7

25th Apr, 2023

Mainnet update

The changes made in this update were new versions of the node and prover containers. The prover had some new config parameters.

Version
Node v0.0.6
Prover -
Bridge -
Change logs url https://github.com/0xPolygonHermez/zkevm-node/releases/tag/v0.0.6.

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Last update: February 13, 2024
Authors: EmpieichO