I’ve been staking with someone else for the last year and decided to deploy my own node.
I started with a combined Transcoder/Orchestrator in round 2120, initially just to see how it all worked
I split the roles and put the Orchestrator on a VPS in the Cloud to ensure it is highly reliable with a good network connection and more readily available to others in the EU zone.
Reward Cut: 10%
Fee Cut: 50%
Once I have covered the initial costs of buying GPU’s and setting up the environment, I plan to reduce the fee percentages to share more with anyone who chooses to delegate to my node.
I built the combined node on my Windows PC which is running a GTX 1080 and an RTX 2080 Ti. Now the Orchestrator has been separated out and moved to the cloud, the PC is running as a standalone transcoder.
I have since added a discrete mining rig running a single RTX 3090 with a second card on the way.
I’m also running a Virtual Ubuntu machine where I have deployed Grafana and Prometheus to monitor the Orchestrator and Transcoders. I used this guide from @vires-in-numeris to get it up and running:
If you want to join me in supporting Livepeer, please feel free to delegate to my campaign on the Livepeer Explorer website:
Due to the high fees involved, I am not claiming rewards on a daily basis but the frequency will increase as the amount of LPT delegated rises.
You can find me in the Livepeer Discord group if you have questions or just want to chat.