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Network traffic and tiered pricing

Decentralized finance will continue to build demand on Cardano. Our research project is looking at ways to maintain fair access and throughput for every user

26 November 2021 Philip Lazos 7 mins read

Network traffic and tiered pricing

A recent blog post outlined some of the ways in which the Cardano network would flex and evolve to meet the global demands of smart contracts and DeFi. Similarly, it will become necessary to upgrade the transaction fee system used for Cardano.

The current system is simple and fair: every transaction is treated the same and it is not possible for users to alter their priority by…