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Lesson 1

Install VirtualBox

Learn how to install VirtualBox on your machine and in it a Linux system. To be able to follow the video better you can find the written tutorial how to install VirtualBox in the stake pool operator handbook.



Setup a Linux server on AWS

Learn how to set up a Linux server on AWS. To be able to follow the video better you can find the written tutorial how to setup a server on AWS in the stake pool operator handbook.



Alternative to AWS

Learn how to configure a server on a different service provider. To be able to follow the video better you can find the written tutorial how to configure the firewall in the stake pool operator handbook.



Install cardano-node

The Cardano node is the core component that underpins the Cardano network. Ultimately, a blockchain network is just a collection of interconnected nodes, all working together to validate transactions and blocks by means of consensus. The definition of consensus for any given network varies, but for the Cardano network it’s defined by the Ouroboros protocol.

Learn how to install cardano-node with all necessary dependencies on Linux. To be able to follow the video better you can find the written tutorial how to install cardano-node in the stake pool operator handbook.



Run cardano-node

Learn how to run a cardano-node and get configuration files on Linux. To be able to follow the video better you can find the written tutorial how to run a node in the stake pool operator handbook.



questions or suggestions?

If you have any questions and suggestions while taking the lessons please feel free to ask in the Cardano forum and we will respond as soon as possible.