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What is a First-Level Blockchain?


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What is 
the first level? 

The main blockchains are level 1 networks, which include BNB Smart Chain (BNB), Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin (BTC), and Solana. They are categorized as the first level because they are the primary networks in their ecosystem.

There are also off-chain solutions, which are second-level blockchains built on top of the primary ones. The first layer protocol, in other words, processes and completes transactions on its blockchain. It also has its coin, which is used to pay transaction fees.

What is first-level sharding?

Sharding is a well-known first-layer scaling method for increasing transaction throughput. It is a database partitioning technique that may be applied to blockchain distributed ledgers.

The network and its nodes are separated into distinct shards to spread the burden and boost transaction speed. Each shard maintains a component of network activities, including transactions, nodes, and individual blocks.

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