50th Block Minted

With the recent increase in staked ADA we now get a daily allocation of blocks to produce and this week went over the 50 mark (currently 62). So thanks to all who continue to stake with us it is appreciated and we continue to try and improve our operating procedures to improve returns. Saying that …

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Golden Ticket?

It has been a good week. We got a good selection of blocks to produce after a few days of no allocation with approx 3.4 million delegated. From these blocks we produced most of them but lost two due to ‘height’ battles. A height battle is where two pools try and create a block using …

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Slot Battle!

We tried out 0.8.10 and then 0.8.10-2 and we missed the first block with this version so this version was not the answer for us. We had experimented with a community build from Michael Fazio(SAND) so were confident to try his Alpha-5 build. With this we hit the blocks we were allocated which was great …

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All Quiet on the Western Front

Nothing groundbreaking to announce this week. 0.8.10 has just dropped and we have decided to update and use this version due to an issue we had with one block in the last week. The issue is so called vaporised blocks. These are blocks that you produce on time and submit to the network but are …

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New Website Up

We will start adding the how many block we have produced each week and the total at the start of each post from now on. This weeks 4 blocks produced, total blocks produced by genePool one on ITN : 17. Well the major achievement was to setup a host for a web server so this …

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Two new releases and a few blocks minted

Jormungandr 0.8.8 was released early Thursday (Europe) and was followed up by a 0.8.9 release shortly after with one fix in it. We are running the latest and it seems to be better than 0.8.7 but maybe that is because of a few configuration changes. Other than that we again have hit all the blocks …

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Jormungandr 0.8.7 Released

So with 0.8.6 we hit every block we were allocated – nice! I guess one of the disappointments is how often we are getting allocated blocks to mint. In the last two days we have had no blocks allocated with stakes of 2 million and 4 million, so I feel this is unlucky and I …

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Stability at last

Well it was a tough start for us. 0.8.5 of Jormungandr just was not possible to stabilise. Multiple VPS’s were tried but just could not get it to run stable for more than a few hours max. So 0.8.6 was waited for and for us it delivered! Finally can get a good run of 6-7 …

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Testnet server up and running

We have the server up and running and looking to optimise the uptime of the jormungandr node. We are using a VPS based in a European data centre. We are using the fairly standard monitoring tools of prometheus, node exporter and grafana for monitoring. The major parts of the project so far have been getting …

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