Jon

11.14.21 Updates

Wanted to log some notes on how things are progressing on Phase 4 and future plans  As listed in Phase 4 I have fully launched a 2 public relay Testnet pool. During the recent 1.31.0 cardano-node upgrade I was able to roll out the code compiled on one of the testnet public relays confirm everything …

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4 Types of Delegation

Angel Delegation:  Think angel investor. This type of delegator targets a stake pool with less than 100k active stake. Unless marketing goes really well this pool is not going to be minting very many if any blocks. Matter of fact this pool has very likely never minted a block. This is a creation type investor; …

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A bit about me…

Back in 2010 I help start an IT business solely focused on small businesses in the Chicago (US) area. Our mission and passion was to help small business navigate the technology choices and instead of viewing IT as a necessary expense how choices with technology can help them achieve their business goals faster and more …

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Phase 4

A lot of work has taken place since the last blog post. After reviewing node performance and throughput, the reduction of latency was not needed at the level I was thinking. Time matters but I was thinking we would need to be looking at reductions in uS. Copper connections and midgrade firewalls running redundant is …

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Phase 3 Updates

Phase 3 – Registering the stake pool On Epoch 281 we launched into phase 3 of the build of registering the stake pool. After a few months of watching relay node proformance and setup adjustments, it was time to go public. Although if you are following the Phase plan this is still not going aggressively …

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