Public Node Stellar Validators

2021-04-07T20:55:41-07:00

Boötes

Boötes is a constellation that is often called the ploughman, herdsman, or watcher of the bear. Being our first node, the name Boötes was selected as a [...]

2021-03-25T16:07:54-07:00
Constellation Hercules

Hercules

Hercules is a constellation named after the Roman mythological hero who was adapted from Greek god Heracles - the son of Zeus.  Often referred to as the [...]

2021-03-25T16:08:32-07:00
Constellation Lyra

Lyra

Lyra is a constellation often represented by an eagle holding a lyre (a u-shaped string musical instrument that looks like a tiny harp).  Although a small constellation, [...]

2021-05-05T10:54:28-07:00
Constellation Volans

Volans

Volans is a constellation represented by a Flying Fish.  In order to bring additional Internet Service Provider (ISP) diversity to our quorum set, as well as [...]

2021-05-05T10:54:11-07:00
Constellation Vela

Vela

Vela is a constellation that is Latin for the sails of a ship.  In order to bring additional Internet Service Provider (ISP) diversity to our quorum [...]

Boötes Hercules Lyra Volans Vela
Validator Type Full Full Full Basic Basic
Provider OVH Hetzner OVH Digital Ocean Digital Ocean
Type Dedicated bare-metal Dedicated bare-metal Dedicated bare-metal Cloud Dedicated CPU-Optimized Cloud Dedicated CPU-Optimized
Location Beauharnois, Canada Falkenstein, Germany London, United Kingdom Bangalore, India Singapore
CPU Intel Xeon-E 2136 – 6c/ 12t – 3.3GHz/ 4.5GHz AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Hexa-Core Intel Xeon-D 1521 – 4c/ 8t – 2.4GHz/ 2.7GHz 4 Intel 4 Intel
RAM 64GB DDR4 64GB DDR4 16GB DDR4 8GB 8GB
Disk 2 x 4TB HDD SATA 2 x 512GB NVMe SSD + 6TB HDD SATA 500GB NVMe SSD + 4 x 4TB HDD SATA 50GB SSD 50GB SSD
Traffic 1Gbps unmetered 1Gbps unmetered 1Gbps unmetered 5 TB transfer 5 TB transfer
Cost per month $98 €54 $70 $80 $80
Stellarbeat Stellarbeat Stellarbeat Stellarbeat Stellarbeat
Green Power Yes – Hydro Yes – Hydro  No – UK energy sourced from 50% natural gas 50% carbon-free No – Karnataka energy sourced from 35% coal and 65% carbon-free Yes – SG2 International Renewable Energy Certificates (I-RECs)

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Horizon

2021-06-11T18:03:44-07:00
Stars with Apollo NASA Logo

Apollo

Apollo is the son of Zeus and is recognized as being the Greek god of many things, including the Sun [...]

2021-06-11T18:15:24-07:00
Stars with Artemis NASA Logo

Artemis

Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and is recognized as being the Greek goddess of the hunt, wilderness, and the [...]

Monitoring

2021-03-25T16:10:00-07:00
Constellation Pyxis

Pyxis

Pyxis is a constellation that is represented by a mariner's compass.  We felt that this name fit well for a server used to guide Public Node operations.  Specifically, one use of Pyxis is to provide monitoring and notification of the status [...]

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