The Journey of CUDOS Mainnet

Sumit Shukla
3 min readJul 4, 2022

We all witnessed that Cudos recently launched their anticipated Mainnet which is a game changer for CUDOS as it’s combining the Cloud computing and blockchain industry. If you want to know more about the vision of Cudos then watch this video about Cudos mission & vision which will clear your thoughts about Cudos.

CUDOS Mainnet journey is quite exciting unlike many projects Cudos started working on their Mainnet soon after launching the token in the early 2021, after a year of launching Cudos private Testnet Cudos launched their Mainnet in June 2022. The journey is exciting as it looks, so let’s dive into Cudos Mainnet journey.

Launch of Private Testnet

Cudos launched their Private Testnet on 7th May 2021 which was a big milestone for CUDOS. As it’s the foundation of Mainnet journey and also a great achievement as Cudos launched the Testnet within six months after launching the Cudos network in early 2021.

Incentivised Testnet program “Project Artemis”

After the completion of Successful Testnet program Cudos puts a giant step on September 20, 2021 when they announce their Incentivised Testnet program “Project Artemis” with launching Phase one with total of four phases

Phase one:- Apollo

Apollo is a set-up phase which is for Starter tasks for onboarding validators and users, focusing on account creation, hardware provisioning, node syncing and the Cudos faucet. Phase one ended on October 22.

Phase two:- Buzz

After successful completion of phase one Cudos launches Buzz on 8th of November phase two is all about platform testing, where multiple tests will be taken like Testing all aspects of validation, including staking, delegated staking and rewards. Phase two ended on 26th of November.

Phase Three:- Armstrong

After successfully completion of Buzz Cudos launches one of crucial phase Armstrong which is for adversarial stress tests,

a coordinated strike to bring as much diversity in transaction activity as possible to the Cudos Network. Phase three ended on 20th December.

Completion of phase three is celebrated as successful conclusion of Testnet as phase four is all about migration testings which means after phase three the road to Mainnet is now open we just have to connect it with the world.

Phase Four:- Collins

After the completion of Armstrong the final and most crucial phase Collins is launched on 31st Jan with some delays in Mainnet.

Phase four Collins is all about migration testings

A dry run of the genesis and migration plan for the new native Cudos Network.

The completion of all these phases clears the path for Mainnet as all the necessary steps have been taken to make sure the Mainnet will go smooth as predicted.

Launch of Mainnet

After successfully completion of Project Artemis Cudos finally launched their much anticipated Mainnet on 15th of June which will remembered at the birth of Cudos blockchain now Cudos is ready for NFT developments, creation of Smart Contracts, becoming new home of Metaverse projects with an extra benefit of Cloud Computing at the fingertips.

About Cudos

Cudos is powering the metaverse bringing together DeFi, NFTs and gaming experiences to realise the vision of a decentralised Web3, enabling all users to benefit from the growth of the network. We’re an interoperable, open platform launchpad that will provide the infrastructure required to meet the 1000x higher computing needs for the creation of fully immersive, gamified digital realities. Cudos is a Layer 1 blockchain and Layer 2 community-governed compute network, designed to ensure decentralised, permissionless access to high-performance computing at scale. Our native utility token CUDOS is the lifeblood of our network and offers an attractive annual yield and liquidity for stakers and holders.

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