What is a Subnet?

A Subnet is a set of validators working together to achieve consensus on the state of a set of blockchains. Organizations building custom blockchain capabilities with Avalanche tend to prefer Subnets, as they are able to define who the validator set is alongside other customizations that come with Avalanche Subnets.


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