The server rack has been built and various chains are up and running. I’ve been meaning to document what has been built as it has been running for a few months now (the rack was built towards the end of 2020 and hasn’t changed since). The specs: Rack: StarTech 25U (130cm x 88cm x 47cm).Continue reading “Staking Update March 2021”
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Building a Cardano Pool using an Air-Gapped Raspberry Pi
When building blockchain servers, it is essential to build an air-gapped server (or “cold environment”). It is easy to be lazy in this area and not bother (especially if you are in a hurry), but this is a requirement rather than a nice to have. Here’s the why/what: Protects against key-logging attacks, malware/virus based attacksContinue reading “Building a Cardano Pool using an Air-Gapped Raspberry Pi”
Building a Staking Server – What to Stake?
I’ve been spending a lot of time investigating staking as a passive form of crypto income. Yes, I’ve had a big stint with Uniswap and put some BitCoin with BlockFi. I haven’t done yield farming unless Ampleforth counts. With staking there are essentially two options – give your crypto to somebody else and they willContinue reading “Building a Staking Server – What to Stake?”
The Problem with Tron
Tron came into prominence recently when its price hit around $0.047 after being below $0.02 for most of the year and was likely due to the news of Tron 4.0 being released: So this is great even after the recent altcoin crash and Tron is definitely worth look at. The question we are asking isContinue reading “The Problem with Tron”