It’s Fork time

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Well it’s time for the big one! The Shelley hard fork takes place tonight and ushers in a new chapter in the Cardano story. It is an exciting time and will be busy for the stakepool operators to bring up their nodes on the mainnet. We have participated in some of the Shelley testnets and …

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We Continue to Optimise

We continue to run our nodes on the new Shelley testnet and things are going well. We have monitoring in place using grafana to monitor all nodes as well as developing a script which runs locally on all the servers to monitor the cardano-node application. If no blocks or transactions are processed for a certain …

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Shelley is Close …

Shelley is close...

We are live on the Shelley testnet. A few teething issues along the way but we are producing blocks so all looks good. The general stability of the node is fantastic and a lot different experience than at the start of the ITN (Incentivised Test Net) where we struggled to get stability of the node …

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Running on VPS

Cloud

Just a quick update to say we are currently running the node on our VPS (Virtual Private Server – cloud based server) backup server for a couple of reasons. We want to monitor the performance where there are slot and height battles as this node is closer to the internet core and located in Germany …

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