Syllabus

What you will learn:

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  • Introduction to the Stake Pool Initiative

    • Welcome

    • Goals

    • Course overview

  • Introduction to Cardano

    • Ouroboros Protocol (7 min read)

    • Blockchain

    • Proof of Stake

    • Decentralization

    • Delegation

    • Stake Pools

    • Rewards

  • Setting up your system

    • Virtual Box

    • AWS

  • Setting up a Node

    • Installing tools

    • Building the node

    • Running the node

  • My first transaction

    • UTxO model

    • Payment keys and addresses

    • Using the faucet

    • Fees, creating and submitting the transaction

  • Stake Addresses and Delegation

    • Stake keys

    • Stake addresses

    • Registering a stake address

    • Delegating to a pool

  • My own Stake Pool

    • Topology

    • Key evolving signatures

    • Metadata

    • Pool registration

    • Pledge

  • Stake pool Maintenance

    • Renewing KES keys

    • Updating pool registration

    • Retiring a pool

    • Monitoring

    • Checking rewards

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