In a revelation at Breakpoint 2023, Solana announced a new milestone in blockchain accessibility and integration. For the first time, Solana nodes are available for deployment on Amazon Web Services (AWS) through the Node Runner app.
According to the official announcement, this development paves the way for enterprises and businesses globally to engage with the Solana network with “unparalleled ease.”
AWS Cloud Makes Running Solana Nodes Simpler?
Solana has become the second blockchain supported by AWS Cloud’s Node Runner App, joining Ethereum in this integration. This marks a landmark, as it opens up new opportunities for businesses looking to harness the power of blockchain technology, the team behind the network claims.
With Solana’s nodes now accessible via AWS, deploying consensus and Remote Procedure Calls (RPC) nodes becomes a “seamless” experience, requiring minimal technological overhead. Enterprises can connect their decentralized applications (dApps) to the blockchain “effortlessly, unleashing the full potential of Solana’s high throughput and low transaction fees,” the announcement claims.
Dan Albert from the Solana Foundation expressed his enthusiasm about this development, stating:
This represents a step forward for the Solana ecosystem. The expertise needed to run a node has dropped significantly, making it easier than ever to deploy on Solana.
This ease of access is an important achievement due to its potential to onboard new users and companies, especially for large traditional finance firms and web3-native projects that require extensive node usage. Still, these entities may lack the necessary infrastructure or financial resources to establish them independently.
Solana And AWS Cloud Aim To Enhance Blockchain Accessibility
The Blockchain Node Runner initiative by AWS Cloud has been instrumental in democratizing access to blockchain technology. With the inclusion of Solana, AWS continues to empower businesses and projects, enabling them to deploy RPC nodes swiftly and efficiently.
This not only facilitates a quicker launch of dApps but also ensures that enterprises across the globe can leverage Solana’s enterprise-scale throughput and low fees to their advantage. Nikolov Volsov, Sr. Solutions Architect at AWS Cloud, shared his excitement about this integration:
We are excited to see Solana blockchain nodes available for deployment on AWS to harness the best from their blockchain workloads to increase accessibility to innovative cloud-native technologies like decentralized web.
The partnership between Solana and AWS Cloud through the Node Runner app is a significant stride toward making blockchain technology more accessible and user-friendly, the announcement added. Enterprises worldwide can now tap into the power of Solana, enjoying the benefits of its high throughput and low fees, all while experiencing a frictionless deployment process.
This collaboration can potentially improve the Solana ecosystem. However, the blockchain industry is one step closer to widespread adoption and integration of decentralized technologies.
As of this writing, SOL’s price continues to trend higher, recording a 15% profit over the last week.
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