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What do I need to run a stake pool?

Running a stake pool requires two main components, technical ability and marketing savvy. I'll outline some of this at a high level for you below. Technical Linux server administration. You must be ...
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What do I need to run a stake pool?

This is the guide that I used and also included the prerequisites from their site below: https://www.coincashew.com/coins/overview-ada/guide-how-to-build-a-haskell-stakepool-node Prerequisites ...
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Is it possible to reuse the blockchain for both relay and block producing nodes?

You can't share the underlying data folder so will need a copy for each node. However, you can pre-seed them by syncing one, then duplicating its db folder into the others, so that when they start up ...
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Is it possible to reuse the blockchain for both relay and block producing nodes?

This is not possible, as both nodes are two different blockchain nodes and might have different views of the network in forks as in transactions in the mempool.
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Difference between staked and delegated tokens?

Stake Your ADA is your stake in the Cardano network. You can do different things with this stake. The most prominent use case is for sure delegating it to a stake pool to secure the network. But you ...
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2 stake pools using the same ticker name

The 'a first take, first serve' rule you mentioned is for the ITN (Incentivized Test Net) only. Once registered, your Stakepool metadata including your ticker is inserted and stored in the SMASH (...
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Is it possible to reuse the blockchain for both relay and block producing nodes?

It's impossible to share the same state directory. But if your concern is primarily disk space, you can use filesystem deduplication. For example I have a dedicated zfs volume with dedup setup I use ...
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