Research

AKT: Akash Network & Mining Economics

Sep 9th, 2019

This paper covers the economics of the Akash Network and introduces the Akash Token (AKT). We describe an economic incentive structure designed to drive adoption and ensure the economic security of the Akash ecosystem. We propose an inflationary mechanism to achieve economic goals. We provide calculations for mining rewards and inflation rates. We also present mechanisms for allowing a multitude of fee tokens.

Akash Network: Decentralized Cloud Infrastructure Marketplace

May 13th, 2018

This paper introduced the Akash Network, a secure, transparent, and decentralized cloud computing marketplace that connects those who need computing resources with those that have computing capacity to lease providers. Akash acts as a "super" cloud platform - providing a unified layer above all providers on the marketplace so as to present clients with a single cloud platform, regardless of which particular provider they may be using.