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WISH Pool Updates – Upgrades Galore

The crypto market has been down for quite some time now following the trend of the broader market. Because of this, a lot of projects have stalled or closed down.

Here at WISH Pool, we have done the opposite and are taking this market downturn as a perfect opportunity to further strengthen the pool. Some key improvements include:

New Relay

A new relay has been created with better specs and located nearer to our other server infrastructure for better performance. Our old EU relay has thus been decommissioned. Along with our hidden relay for resiliency, this keeps our infrastructure at 3 redundant relays at any point in time.

Testnet Upgrade

Testnet upgraded to v1.35 and has been successfully minting blocks. Mainnet will only be upgraded when all the kinks has been cleared up including leaderlog calculations.

New Hardware

To cement our commitment to running WISH Pool, we have already purchased new hardware to upgrade both Testnet and Mainnet. The upgrade is currently in progress in anticipation of the higher memory and disk requirements after the Vasil hard fork.

After these upgrades are completed, all of the infrastructure we bought a year ago would have been replaced. We are only able to do this with your continued support. Thank you once again.

July donation

We have sent our regular monthly donation to the Ngee Ann Polytechnic Fund in support of the education of children in need:

July 2022 Donation

On a personal note, I’d like to thank everyone for your continuous support of WISH Pool. I also want to apologise for the delayed blog update as I had been ill due to COVID. I am sick but well enough to write again and hopefully on the way to a full recovery.

WISH Pool is the creator of Cardano SPOT Check, an online resource for Cardano Stake Pool Operators for maintaining their nodes. We are part of the Ardana ISPO and were a recipient of the IOG delegation in 2021 and the Cardano Foundation delegation in 2022. If you like this article, we greatly appreciate if you will delegate your ADA to WISH Pool. You will be earning interest rewards while indirectly helping the lives of disadvantaged children. This is because we pledge to give at least 10% of our own profit to educational charities so that successful students can help get their families out of poverty. Let’s help grow the community together!

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