Running Node Infrastructure Easier with Bison Trails

October 8th, 2020 · 33 mins 34 secs

About this Episode

This week we look at proof-of-stake blockchain node infrastructure with the space’s leading solutions provider, Bison Trails. Joe Petrowski (Research Analyst, Parity Technologies) speaks with Aaron Henshaw, CTO and cofounder of Bison Trails, which pioneers blockchain node infrastructure and lowers the barrier to entry across multiple networks, including Polkadot, Cosmos, Eth 2.0, Near, Celo, and more. They discuss how and why Bison Trails was founded, the current state of node infrastructure, risk management, and possibilities for future development.

Bison Trails Website
Bison Trails on Twitter
Aaron Henshaw on Twitter

02:14 - How Bison Trails came to focus on proof of stake
06:12 - Bison Trails background
08:22 - Node infrastructure setup
10:12 - Similarities/differences between protocols
12:06 - Monitoring, alerting, and availability guarantees
16:36 - Node infrastructure risk and mitigation
22:44 - Blockchain infrastructure beyond staking
28:37 - Future opportunities for node providers