13Jan 2021

What are Cardano hard forks?

Here you will learn what Shelley, Allegra and Mary mean and what these Cardano hard forks are all about. () The Cardano blockchain runs on thousands of independent nodes. They all use an up-to-date software version so that they can exchange data reliably. Most importantly, it’s about finding the consensus on block production. On average, …

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21Dec 2019

does anyone want to jump the queue?

In epoch 7 the CLIO1 pool was a leader to produce a block for slot 3161. Our monitoring normally shows a constantly rising red line for each block created by the testnet pools: The brown horizontal line is the approached next scheduled slot. If everything goes correctly, the block is created at the exact time …

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18Dec 2019

Stake Pool Costs And Rewards

The Cardano Shelley incentivized testnet was launched on 13 December 2019. As a pool operator, we naturally observe closely how the various components and participants of this complex system behave and react. We noticed something unexpected when we saw the delegations of ADA holders to IOHK pools. IOHK has a great interest in making the …

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