Mina is a constant-size blockchain written in OCaml. We were eager to try itprogramatically before their mainnet release.

We decided to give it a try in a Kubernetes cluster on Amazon EKS. Mina already maintains Helm charts, so deployment was easy.

We normally use Terraform, but we recently got familiar with Pulumi, a newer infrastructure-as-code framework. There are key differences with Terraform: while Terraform requires using its own DSL, Pulumi lets you use a variety of programming languages. That being said, the ecosystem seems to be mostly focused on TypeScript, so this is what we will be using.

Pulumi is…


Staking-as-a-service provider.

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