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Lost our IOHK delegation for SPO

IOG as well as the Cardano Foundation run a process for the so called delegation support. Every ~3 months, they choose new pools to delegate to. You didn't do anything wrong, my friend. The whale just ...
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Can you run a stake pool pseudonymously?

Can you run a stake pool pseudonymously? Yes you can. The only things I can think of that could be used to identify you would be your public IP address or, DNS records (at least at a public knowledge ...
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In experience, what distro of Linux is ideal for SPO

The installation of Cardano nodes is done by compiling the source codes, so any Linux distribution can host your node. However, the majority of the "SPO" community is primarily experimenting ...
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What is the best/recommended OS to run a stake pool?

Definitely Linux, thanks to its command-line and server capabilities. NixOS 21 is a worthy candidate.
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How to upgrade my Cardano node to version 1.30.1 from a Coincashew install?

1.30.1 release note: All SPOs and node users must update to this (or a later) version prior to the HF to Alonzo PV 6, or risk not being able to sync to the network. IMPORTANT: As usual, don’t forget ...
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Rising trend in blocks missing: what could be the reason? Should we worry?

I can give you my opinion on the argument, but please note that I'm not assuming to have enough data to give you 100% guarantee mine are the reasons this is appening. I will focus more on your first ...
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Error when compiling cardano-node 1.35.5

The solution to this error is to downgrade ghc to version 8.10.7 by running the following commands: ghcup install ghc 8.10.7 ghcup set ghc 8.10.7 Then, you have to prepare the compilation for that ...
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Will stakepool rewards statistically even out over time if I run a pool with a small stake?

The rewards of staking on Cardano are, on average, 5% APY. At the moment, a pool with 170K ADA of stake has a 12.89% chance of producing a block per epoch (you can check the "Rewards" tab of ...
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Stake pool blockchain sync is incredibly slow

This is expected, depending on your hardware, mostly CPU and disk speed, it can take some time. Cardano mainnet launched about 4 years ago, but just in the last 3 months, the storage taken by the db ...
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Highly-available relay node (round robin & Ouroboros)

Short Answer: No there is not any technical limitations from the protocol or topology updater preventing you from doing this. Considerations: Starting external and working in, we need to consider the ...
Jacob - SNOWY Pool's user avatar
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What is the best/recommended OS to run a stake pool?

I am a Windows expert since 3.0 (1988), and Linux/Unix almost as long. I am proficient in Windows 2019 and 10. Although there is a Windows solution for running a Cardano stake pool, I would not ...
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What is the best/recommended OS to run a stake pool?

On ARM hardware such as a Raspberry Pi 4B, I highly recommend this Alpine Linux setup written about by some members of the Armada Alliance of SPOs. It does a great job running Cardano static binaries ...
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