Kusama Validator Breakdown

  • Avg rewards earned per era 0.6 KSM or 2.4 KSM a day.
  • 124 Validator Nodes with 0 Nominators and 100% commission.
  • 98 Validators Nodes with 0 Nominators, 100% commission, and less than 0.1 KSM Self Staked.
  • Validator with the best return 18.84%
  • Validator with worst return 2.67%
  • Validator nodes with lower then AVG return 15.9% = 127 Validator nodes

Cost of running Kusama Validator node

  • 4 vCPU
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • 100 GB of NVMe SSD (Running in Pruned mode)
  • 360 GB of NVMe SSD (Running in Archive mode)
  • Do not use regular HDD (Spin Drives)!!

Time

  • Setup Time + Sync~2 Hr per Validator Node
  • On average 2 Hr per day to monitor the Validator Node (~60 Hr a Month)
  • During Upgrade, add +10 Hr to Monitor/Troubleshoot the Validator Node.
  • August: v0.9.9 (Low), v0.9.9–1 (High)
  • July: v0.9.8 (High)
  • June: v0.9.5 (High), v0.9.6 (High), v0.9.7 (Low)
  • May: v0.9.0 (High), v0.9.1 (Low), v0.9.2 (High), v0.9.3 (High)
  • April: v0.8.30 (Low)
  • March: v0.8.29 (Low)
  • February: v0.8.28 (Low), v0.8.28–1 (Medium)
  • January: v0.8.27 (Low)

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