DXOS is the Decentralized Operating System for Web3

Our mission is to create the first functionally and commercially competitive,
fully decentralized alternative to the corporate cloud.

The Decentralized Operating System

DXOS is a network operating system, infrastructure platform, programming framework, and toolchain—providing a complete solution that rivals conventional cloud platforms.

Preserving privacy

DXOS is a user-sovereign, privacy-preserving alternative to the public cloud. Users maintain complete control over their data and identity. It incorporates new L2 protocols for user identity, peer-to-peer networking, and secure realtime data.

Unlocking your data

DXOS incorporates an internet-scale network database that enables realtime structured data. Individuals and teams can select and change which applications have access to their data. This inversion of control gives rise to intrinsically interoperable applications.

Empowering Developers

DXOS is built and operated by a global open source community. Developers are free to launch without paying fees to rent-seeking monopolies. This makes possible a new software economy that aligns the interests of developers, network operators, and users.

A New Stack

DXOS provides the first Minimally Viable Platform for decentralized applications that require realtime structured data.


Applications and services share common data structures and are intrinsically interoperable. DXOS supports the development of rich fullstack applications that consist of both user-facing and backend components.


Core protocols provide for real time synchronized data, identity and secrets management, and peer-to-peer networking. These enable applications to securely query and subscribe to data across the network, and for users to control how their data is shared.


A peer-to-peer network of virtual machines provides compute, storage, networking, and other runtime infrastructure services. This DXOS P2P network consists of software components and protocols (MESH) and a physical network of low-cost devices.


The foundation of the system is a permissionless blockchain that provides a censorship-resistant registry of applications and services. Asset registration, economic exchange, reputation, and governance are coordinated without any central authority.

Decentralized Data

To date, most decentralized systems have focused on ledger and content replication protocols. But most real-world applications require realtime structured data using object and relational databases that operate at internet scale.


Most technological development to date has focused on decentralized ledgers that enable global consensus over immutable datasets. Common use cases for these systems involve financial transactions and other Defi applications.

Ethereum, Polkadot, Dfinity

Ethereum, Polkadot, Dfinity


Content-addressable storage systems enable the distribution of large immutable datasets. Use cases for these systems typically involve storing and sharing files and messages (e.g., music, images, documents, and source code).

IPFS, Storj, Sia, Bittorrent

IPFS, Storj, Sia, Bittorrent


Realtime structured data presents unique challenges for decentralization in terms of scale, latency, and consistency. However, all SaaS applications running on centralized cloud systems have these fundamental requirements.



Ethereum, Polkadot, Dfinity

Ethereum, Polkadot, Dfinity

IPFS, Storj, Sia, Bittorrent

IPFS, Storj, Sia, Bittorrent




DXOS unlocks the next generation of realtime decentralized applications.

Secure, scalable, and high-performance realtime data

DXOS incorporates a unique internet-scale graph database that supports indexed queries and subscriptions, structured data, and powerful data consistency algorithms that enable realtime applications and collaboration. This combines the power of cloud-based databases with the privacy and resilience of peer-to-peer networks.

<p>DXOS unlocks the next generation of realtime decentralized applications.</p>

Designed for developer productivity

The DXOS platform provides a comprehensive set of APIs and tools that are as simple to use as existing Web frameworks. This can enable hundreds of thousands of developers to build full stack Web3 apps without prior knowledge of crypto or decentralized technologies.


DXOS Protocols

Layer-2 protocols to manage digital identity, decentralized data, and peer-to-peer networks.

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The HALO protocol manages digital identity, collaboration, and access to applications, databases, and network devices. The HALO keychain works across devices and is seamlessly integrated into all DXOS applications.

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The ECHO protocol enables secure and scalable realtime databases that are used by applications and network services. ECHO incorporates unique data replication and consensus technologies that power realtime collaboration applications.

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The MESH protocol extends existing internet protocols to enable secure and resilient peer-to-peer networks. MESH enables the development of privacy-preserving applications that operate without centralized infrastructure.

DXOS Platform

A peer-to-peer service network that supports decentralized applications and services without dependencies on centralized infrastructure.

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The Decentralized Naming Service (DXNS) is a permissionless blockchain that is used to coordinate and control the network. DXNS is a global registry for applications, services, network devices, and other platform assets.

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KUBE nodes are physical devices and virtual machines that provide computation, storage, networking, and other infrastructure services. The peer-to-peer KUBE network is maintained and operated by the community.


The DXOS Community is made up of a diverse group
of developers, designers, academics, legal scholars,
and other supporters from across the world.


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