Gridcoin 5.3.2.0 node in Finland

Motivation

Finnish node is hosted at Hetzner in Helsinki, Finland. Efficiency and performance are main focus points this node is maintained for. Operating system for this purpose is chosen to be FreeBSD 13.

Hardware

It is an AMD Ryzen dedicated server hosted at Hetzner.

CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 6-Core Processor 3.50GHz
Memory: 64GB DDR4 ECC
Ethernet: 1000 Mbit/s through Intel I210 Gigabit
Disk: 4 x SEAGATE 16TB, 7200RPM, SATA 3.3, 6.0 Gb/s

Build

Gridcoin Research is built with GCC version 11 and latest system libraries.

bin/gridcoinresearchd:
  libcurl.so.4 => /usr/local/lib/libcurl.so.4 (0x80179f000)
  libboost_system.so.1.72.0 => /usr/local/lib/libboost_system.so.1.72.0 (0x801a22000)
  libboost_filesystem.so.1.72.0 => /usr/local/lib/libboost_filesystem.so.1.72.0 (0x801c23000)
  libboost_iostreams.so.1.72.0 => /usr/local/lib/libboost_iostreams.so.1.72.0 (0x801e40000)
  libboost_program_options.so.1.72.0 => /usr/local/lib/libboost_program_options.so.1.72.0 (0x80205d000)
  libboost_thread.so.1.72.0 => /usr/local/lib/libboost_thread.so.1.72.0 (0x8022e1000)
  libboost_chrono.so.1.72.0 => /usr/local/lib/libboost_chrono.so.1.72.0 (0x802503000)
  libdb_cxx-5.3.so.0 => /usr/local/lib/libdb_cxx-5.3.so.0 (0x80270d000)
  libssl.so.11 => /usr/local/lib/libssl.so.11 (0x802aee000)
  libcrypto.so.11 => /usr/local/lib/libcrypto.so.11 (0x802e00000)
  libzip.so.5 => /usr/local/lib/libzip.so.5 (0x8032cb000)
  libstdc++.so.6 => /usr/local/lib/gcc11/libstdc++.so.6 (0x803600000)
  libm.so.5 => /lib/libm.so.5 (0x802d7f000)
  libgcc_s.so.1 => /lib/libgcc_s.so.1 (0x802db2000)
  libthr.so.3 => /lib/libthr.so.3 (0x802dcb000)
  libc.so.7 => /lib/libc.so.7 (0x803a1d000)
  libnghttp2.so.14 => /usr/local/lib/libnghttp2.so.14 (0x803e2e000)
  libssh2.so.1 => /usr/local/lib/libssh2.so.1 (0x804057000)
  libzstd.so.1 => /usr/local/lib/libzstd.so.1 (0x804294000)
  libbrotlidec.so.1 => /usr/local/lib/libbrotlidec.so.1 (0x80457e000)
  libz.so.6 => /lib/libz.so.6 (0x8034e6000)
  libbz2.so.4 => /usr/lib/libbz2.so.4 (0x803502000)
  liblzma.so.5 => /usr/lib/liblzma.so.5 (0x803518000)
  librt.so.1 => /usr/lib/librt.so.1 (0x803544000)
  libbrotlicommon.so.1 => /usr/local/lib/libbrotlicommon.so.1 (0x804789000)
  libmd.so.6 => /lib/libmd.so.6 (0x80354d000)

Connectivity

Gridcoin Research node is configured to connect mainly with the following European nodes.

addnode=ch.gridcoin.pl
addnode=fr.gridcoin.pl
addnode=pl.gridcoin.pl
addnode=tarmoilves.eu
addnode=grcnode.tahvok.com
addnode=node.gridcoin.network

You can add the Finnish node into your gridcoinresearch.conf config file.

addnode=fi.gridcoin.pl

You can also add the node with the console command.

# bin/gridcoinresearchd addnode fi.gridcoin.pl add;

References