About Ember testnet
The Ember testnet is a Silvermint network running an alpha version (v0.1.5) of Silvermint node software. See https://gitlab.com/silvermint/silvermint/-/releases/v0.1.5 for release notes and packages.
The purpose of the Ember testnet is to provide a public demonstration of a network and to allow the public to experiment with Silvermint's command-line tools.
Status of Ember testnet
What can you do on the Ember testnet today?
- Observe the network via the dashboard
silvermint-toolsto send transactions to validators
Ember testnet details
|Network size||3 validators producing blocks every second.|
|Network traffic||1 simluator sends 20 transactions to each node every second. Validators can also recieve transactions from the public up to a certain threshold. This small demo network can handle up to 140 transactions per second.|
|Who is responsible for the network||Managed by Silvermint team|
|Node software update cadence||Every 2 weeks|
|Blockchain history wiped||Every 2 weeks|
|Network availability||Mostly live, with brief interruptions during regular updates|
|How to run a node.||N/A. Run by Silvermint until public genesis and/or validator bonding features are complete|
|validator0.ember.silvermint.io||Salt Lake City, UT|
All validators running on Google cloud n2-highmem-32 VMs
- CPU - 32 core
- RAM - 256 GB RAM
- Storage and throughput optimizations: Development in progress
- Genesis block validation: Development in progress
- Snapshot and validator bonding: On development roadmap
- Validator rules and incentives: On development roadmap
- Discussion - Join the Silvermint Discord to ask questions.
- Log a bug