The Storj Labs Blog

Hello Storjlings! We hope you are staying warm now that winter has arrived. We were ranked #2 on Consensys Top 20 blockchain - Developer Activity for October. Our team has been laser-focused and its showing as we finish features for our Pioneer 2 release. The network is more stable, performant, and user-friendly than ever before. We’re still looking for more Nodes to join ahead of our Voyager release, please sign up on the waitlist to get an auth token for your node!
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Hello Storjlings! It’s finally feeling like winter, but our team is only heating up as we get closer to our Pioneer 2 and Voyager launches. Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been focused on finishing the final remaining items before our Pioneer 2 release. Pioneer 2 is a major milestone because it means we’re code complete for Voyager launch. We’re also going to be measuring the network’s performance, retrievability, availability, and durability to ensure we can meet our SLAs.
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Hello Storjlings, It has been just under a month since our last development update, so strap in, we’ve got a lot to share! If you missed our September quarterly town hall, don’t worry, we recorded it for your viewing pleasure. We also just announced a Storj IPFS integration that allows you to upload files to the Storj network via the IPFS protocol. If you’ve been waiting for us to release the native Windows installer, we’ve got some good news— your wait is over!
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Great news! If you’re using Windows Home, you can now run a Storage Node using our native Windows installer. The new installer includes an auto-updater so you never have to worry about whether or not your Node is up to date and it also includes our brand new Node Dashboard. The Node Dashboard can be viewed in your web browser, and it provides a ton of useful information about your Node’s performance (including your reputation).
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Hello Storjlings! As the summer comes to an end, we’ve been working hard on functionality for our next release, Pioneer 2. Pioneer 2 will contain all of the functionality we need to launch our production service, so it’s a major milestone. Our town hall this quarter will be heldon Wednesday, September 25th to give a company-wide update and share some exciting news, so please tune in. Recent Development Accomplishments: We finished implementing the initial version of the SNO Dashboard, it will be released soon, so be on the lookout for an announcement.
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Hello Storjlings, If you haven’t heard, Pioneer 1 is a go! We launched our first beta release last week while we were at Open Source Summit in San Diego. Open Source Summit has a special place in our hard drives because we love being a part of the incredibly talented, and diverse open source community. Here are some of the major items we have been working on over the last month.
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