Team is pleased to announce the launch of the Crust Network Incentivized Testnet “Profit Ark” node recruitment. The first phase of Crust Network’s incentivized testnet Maxwell will commence in mid-November, focusing on software and hardware testing of network nodes.
The first phase of “Profit Ark” will issue no less than 300,000 CRU or equivalent in rewards.
Please refer to the Crust Node Hardware Specifications (link).
The first stage is a software and hardware test, which mainly tests the performance of nodes in the network, network bandwidth, storage capacity and rewards distribution.
Mid-November 2020 to Early December 2020
During testing, team will take the block generation rate, work report success rate and the total storage capacity into account in order to distribute rewards accordingly.
You can choose either a single node, or a cluster of multiple nodes in the LAN to join the network. Since the block generation process and the storage workload reporting process have relatively high requirements for network stability, similar to the Kusama network or other projects of Polkadot ecology, team strongly recommend that the block generation node use a fixed public IP, otherwise it will bring forth losses due to unstable block generation. In addition, considering that the next stage of testing will focus on service capabilities, team recommend that you use a multi-node cluster form to join the network to prepare for the next stage of testing and the main network.
In the single-node form, you should run chain module (Crust Chain) and storage module (sWorker) in the only node.
The single-node morphological topology diagram is as follows:
In the multi-node form, you need to run the chain module (Crust Chain) on the service node. At the same time, you can scale the storage module (sWorker) to multiple storage nodes, which means that your storage capacity can be horizontally expanded.
The multi-node morphological topology diagram is as follows
To allow non-technical users to join in the “Profit Ark” activity, team have designed the following activities and will distribute a certain amount of Crust Candy to those who contribute to the community. Crust Candy will be used for voting in the Crust community. The conversion ratio between Crust Candy and CRU is 1000:1. The conversion method, time and other specific parameters of Crust Candy and CRU will be announced after the first phase of the incentivited testnet has been launched.
Crust implements the incentive layer protocol for decentralized storage. It is adaptable to multiple storage layer protocols such as IPFS, and provides support for the application layer. Crust’s architecture also has the capability to support a decentralized computing layer and build a decentralized cloud ecosystem.
At present, public testnet Maxwell CC2 is live, and welcomes everyone to join for testing. Crust Network participated in both the Substrate Builders Program and Web3.0 Bootcamp, and also obtained a Web3 Foundation Grant.