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Core Channel Nodes

Introduction Core Channel Nodes are the fundamental building blocks of the decentralized network, which provides a secure, decentralized, and censorship-resistant platform for various types of data storage and messaging services. The core channel nodes are responsible for maintaining the integrity, security, and reliability of the network by processing and validating transactions, storing and sharing data, and ensuring consensus among the participating nodes.

These nodes are crucial for the seamless operation of as they enable various functionalities, such as cross-chain communication, data storage, and data indexing. They facilitate the exchange of information between different blockchain networks and allow developers to build decentralized applications (dApps) that leverage the power of

The core channel nodes are designed to be highly scalable and fault-tolerant, ensuring that the network remains operational even in the face of adversarial conditions or network failures. They are governed by a set of protocols and consensus algorithms that incentivize honest behavior and discourage malicious actions.

Moreover, core channel nodes are operated by a diverse set of participants, including individuals, organizations, and developers, which helps ensure the decentralization and security of the network. To become a compute resource node, participants need to stake ALEPH tokens, which serve as a form of collateral to ensure that the node operators remain honest and provide reliable services. Node operators are rewarded with ALEPH tokens for their contribution to the network, which further motivates them to maintain

Hardware requirements:

  • Processor: Recent cpu with at least 4 cores
  • Memory: 32 GB of RAM minimum (64 GB recommended)
  • Storage: 4+ TB HDD or SSD (ideally with at least the system on an SSD)
  • Connectivity: 100 MB upload bandwidth minimum (ideally 1 GB)


1. Installation

Follow the installation guide to install the server.

2. Registration

Follow the registration guide first.

3. Backups

Read our recommendations to backup Core Channel Nodes.