Distributed Validator Technology - Pilot w/ Obol Network Lido is excited to share the initial pilot integration with Obol Network, a Distributed Validator Technology (DVT) provider. This pilot demonstrated the benefits of running a Lido validator with DVT, and is a component of our goal to enable permissionless participation in Lidos’ validator set.
Lido on Ethereum 'VaNOM' - Validator & Node Operator Metrics As part of our commitment to decentralization as well as efforts to identify and minimize risks related to validator operators, we are pleased to present VaNOM - node and validator metrics reports for Lido on Ethereum.
Additions to Ethereum Node Operator Set - Wave 3 The DAO has approved 8 new Node Operators for Lido's Ethereum set and mainnet onboarding is being finalized in the coming days. Continuing along the journey towards trustless staking on Ethereum, Lido conducted an open onboarding application and evaluation round in November and December of 2021 for the inclusion of
Offline & Slashing Risks: Are Self-Cover Options Enough? This post sets the stage in terms of outlining the landscape of cover options avilableand possible developments. We outline the typical risk scenario, the amounts of slashings and penalties, and evaluate impact to understand whether Lido can self-cover the losses.
20.08.2021 Orphaned Blocks in Ethereum Incident Postmortem Friday night last week (Aug 20), a misconfiguration within Chorus One’s Lido Ethereum beacon chain setup led to a network-wide drop of participation of about 1% (measured by the so-called attestation rates) on the beacon chain. The issue was fixed within hours of the discovery by the involved teams.
How Lido’s validator choices help you avoid hostage ETH As we approach the launch of ETH 2.0, the significance of network validators is becoming more and more apparent. Validators - those who manage staking nodes across ETH 2.0 - are faced with a difficult task which, if not managed thoroughly, can have negative consequences for ETH stakers.