Kotal is an open source alternative to centralized API gateway, Node as a service, and Staking service providers. Like Infura in Ethereum ecosystem, Onfinality in Polkadot ecosystem, and Hiro in Stacks ecosystem.

Kotal is multi-client, protocol-agnostic, and cloud-agnostic Blockchain Kubernetes Operator that makes it easy to deploy highly-available self-managing self-healing blockchain infrastructure on any cloud.

Kotal has been tested on Amazon Web Service, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, DigitalOcean, Alibab Cloud, Tencent cloud 🤯.

What can I do with Kotal ?

  • Deploy nodes across 10 Blockchain protocols (Aptos, Bitcoin, Chainkstack, Ethereum, Filecoin, IPFS, NEAR, Polkadot, Stacks)

  • Upgrade and Downgrade node client software

  • Load validator keys and start producing blocks

  • Manage storage and resources (CPU & Memory) allocated to the node

  • Manage Secrets (private keys, passwords, tokens, certificates)

  • Monitor resources utilization

  • Fetch real time logs

  • Create TLS-secure API endpoints

  • View API endpoints usage

  • Create workspaces of nodes and resources

  • Invite members to workspaces and assign roles

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