Metering & Fees: A Structure Designed for Fairness & Efficiency

Smart Contracts

To allow for fair pricing, Soroban employs a fee structure unlike any other blockchain: it takes into account actual resource consumption when exacting fees, rather than relying on a one-size-fits-all approach. How does that fee structure impact developers? What does it mean as projects scale and network usage increases? Here we unpack how metering and fees work, and why they work that way.


Siddharth Suresh

Siddharth Suresh

Core Software Engineer
Stellar (SDF)