Development teams love Chainstack

Chainstack helps Acronis to avoid the headache of operating blockchain nodes used in the test lab and production for Acronis Notary service. Before using Chainstack, Acronis engineers were continuously distracted by having to deal with new Ethereum forks, updating third-party libraries, resyncing blockchain database, and so on. With Chainstack, our engineers can focus on the delivery of new features to Acronis customers.

Vlad Zatsepin

VP Engineering
Your platform is just what the distributed ledger ecosystem needs. You have dramatically reduced the very steep learning curve that most implementations demand and obviated the need for long, error-prone command scripts and magic incantations!

Aubrey Malabie

CTO
Our experience with Chainstack was completely flawless right from the beginning. Overall, Chainstack makes the difference thanks to a great UX packed with simple to use and yet very powerful features. We were up and running in no time and never had any issues in terms of performance. We contacted support a couple of times and we received feedback immediately.

Clement Gosse

Director

Build with us

Discover a wealth of information on how to deploy blockchain infrastructure and build distributed applications with Chainstack.

Community

Join us in the Chainstack Community, where we are building open-sourced parts of the platform with contributions from other developers.

And if you are keen on being part of our rapidly growing team, then contributing even in a small way, such as a simple pull request, could make a difference. It will help you communicate your familiarity with our codebase and give your job application a definite edge.

The hard way or the Chainstack way

The best innovators trust us with their projects, from POC to production, because we enable teams to deploy enterprise-grade solutions in minutes

Experiment in a local test environment

  • Read multiple blog posts on how to set up a protocol in your local environment
  • Set up environment via terminal
  • Install Git and Docker
  • Set up the blockchain protocol:
    • Clone protocol binaries to local environment
    • Download various dependencies
    • Configure global blockchain parameters
    • Generate key material
    • Create nodes locally
  • Troubleshoot on online forums for issues related to the custom local environment with various versions of applications running
  • Deploy to private or public cloud infrastructure
    • Review cloud provider documentation and install specific CLI tools
    • Review Docker documentation and install Docker
    • Review Kubernetes documentation and install kubectl
    • Review protocol documentation and clone protocol binaries to cloud environment via terminal
    • Configure general protocol settings
    • Generate key material
    • Build Docker image file containing specific protocol
    • Create container service on cloud environment
    • Push image to cloud registry
    • Deploy image on Kubernetes cluster
    • Configure port details for each member that requires access to the application
    • Manage each additional member with access to the consortium project manually
    • Troubleshoot on online forums and by reaching out to specific hosting providers for resource allocation
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Time taken: several hours to days
It doesn’t end here. Continuously monitor and adjust resources, upgrade tooling, implement patches, add or remove nodes manually.
* Only for illustration purposes

Deploy in a choice of enterprise-grade production environments

  • Create a project on Chainstack
  • Invite others to join the project
  • Choose a protocol
  • Specify a deployment option
  • Create a network and nodes

That’s it!

Time taken: less than 10 mins
What’s more:
  • Connect to the blockchain node’s secured API
  • Get immediate access to the blockchain explorer
  • Scale up on additional networks, nodes, members in a few clicks
  • Start building smart contracts and DApps right away
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