GraphOps Update December 2022

:woman_astronaut: Exec summary

It’s been an exciting month for the ecosystem, with many initiatives across the core dev teams coming to fruition. Graphcast has seen major steps forward, and we have gotten well into our Rust implementation of the SDK and the POI cross-checker Radio. Launchpad continues to improve and we added support for Polygon Mainnet. Our work on the Indexer stack has also been Rust-centric, as we plan a Rust replacement of Indexer Service with E&N. We’ve also been supporting E&N with the work towards an L2 migration.

Happy holidays everyone! Looking forward to a strong year in 2023!

:tada: Looking back (what was delivered)

  • Graphcast (GRC-001, TS PoC, PoC Docs)
  • Graph Helm Charts
    • Releases to cover latest dependency updates
    • New Chart for Polygon Heimdall released
  • Kubernetes Launchpad
    • Fixed critical issue with k0s control plane nodes hanging
    • Formed Infrastructure Task Force to drive infra-related improvements in the ecosystem in a more focused way
  • Indexer Agent & Service
    • Begun planning/specification for the rewrite of indexer-service in Rust, with a view to support H2S2 (with E&N)
  • Ecosystem Relations
  • Network Operations
    • Bug fixes to the GRT circulating & liquid supply subgraph, which feeds data to major coin explorers like CMC.
    • Supporting L2 development on Arbitrum with work on the core network and EBO subgraphs

:rocket: Looking ahead (upcoming priorities)

  • Graphcast
    • Target of January for both the public Graphcast SDK crate release on crates.io, as well as our POI Cross-checker Radio. We are working on Indexer and Developer-facing documentation, and welcome teams that are interested in building a Radio implementation to contact us.
  • Launchpad and Helm Charts
    • Overhaul release process to produce better changelogs and release documentation
    • Work to automate more parts of the dependency upgrade lifecycle
  • Network Operations
    • Continue work on the L2 migration
  • Indexer Service & Agent
    • Continue with QoL improvements to Indexer Agent
    • Begin rewrite of Indexer Service in Rust
  • Ecosystem Relations
    • Please join us for Indexer Office Hours (on Tuesday) and Launchpad Office Hours (on Wednesday) every week at 6pm UTC in the Graph Protocol Discord
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