Latest News

2024-07-09 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 9.0.0

2024-06-12 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 8.9.3

2024-04-19 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 8.9.2

2024-03-30 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 8.9.1

Epoch Fee lowered to 170  ₳ and Pool pledge increased to 115K, both will be active on epoch 478.


2024-03-13 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 8.9.0


2024-01-30 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 8.7.3


2023-12-21 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 8.7.2


2023-08-08 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 8.1.2


2023-06-21 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 8.1.1

Peer connections for core and relays were fixed on the dashboard. A function name change caused the communication error.


2023-05-12 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 8.0.0

Peer connections for core and relays not showing up on the dashboard, but they do show up on LiveView. Must be a communication issue with the new node version.  


2023-04-05 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 1.35.7

2023-03-25 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 1.35.6

2023-02-08 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 1.35.5

2023-01-09 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 1.35.4

2022-09-27 – Vasil Hard Fork Combinator is Complete

Finally, it’s here! On September 22, the hard fork combinator was triggered. Full Vasil functionality, which includes support for reference inputs, inline datums, reference scripts, collateral outputs, and a new Plutus cost model that became available to developers today.

2022-08-17 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 1.35.3

2022-07-28 – First Year Anniversary

We’ve had the privilege of running SOCAL for a year now and loved every minute of it. To celebrate, Ouroboros was gracious enough to make us a slot leader in the upcoming epoch.

Thanks to everyone who has delegated to SOCAL for helping us grow.  We wouldn’t be where we are today without you.

2022-07-28 – Vasil Hard Fork Combinator Delay

In Cardano’s 360 event this morning, we learned that the Vasil Hard Fork will be delayed a couple of weeks due to some bugs that are still being worked on. We don’t mind waiting as this is the most complex upgrade that they have ever done. A lot is riding on Vasil and it needs to be done right.

2022-07-25 – Pledge Increase

Pool pledge increased to 100k which will be active in epoch 356.

2022-07-04 – Node Upgrade

All nodes upgraded to version 1.35