Most Ethereum enthusiasts will have noticed the activation of the Constantinople hard fork on the testnet hasn’t gone off without a hitch. Major issues occurred when the Ropsten testnet stalled. Although all issues have been resolved ever since, the following three takeaways provide valuable insight as to how things need to be handled in the future.
#3 Ensure MIner Support
When it comes to testnets for specific cryptocurrencies, they usually see far fewer miners compared to the live net. That is only normal, as testnet coins have no value, and the network requires little effort to ensure transactions can be processed. However, when things such as a hard fork upgrade are introduced, the lack of active miners can be quite problematic.